Websites


American Association of the Deaf-Blind
: Disaster Preparedness for Persons Who are Deaf and Blind

American Red Cross: People with Disabilities: Information designed to assist people with disabilities and medical concerns to prepare for disasters.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Emergency Preparedness and Response

Disability.gov: Emergency Preparedness Resources

Federal Emergency Management Agency

Montana Dept of Military Affairs Disaster and Emergency Services

Montana Public Health and Emergency Preparedness

National Association of Emergency Medical Services Educators

National Association of Emergency Medical Services Physicians

National Association of State Emergency Medical Services Officials

National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Provides information on the psychological effects of natural disasters.

National Council on Disability: Saving Lives: Including People with Disabilities in Emergency Planning

National Fire Protection Association: Emergency Evacuation Planning Guide for People with Disabilities

National Organization on Disability: Emergency Preparedness Initiative

National Weather Service: Provides information on radio receivers that, in conjunction with alerting devices, can alert people who are deaf, hard of hearing or vision impaired about severe weather and other emergencies. Messages may be converted to large print or braille.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security: Disability Preparedness Resource Center web site provides practical information on how people with and without disabilities can prepare for an emergency. It also provides disability-related information for family members, service providers, emergency planners and first responders.

U.S. Department of Justice:

U.S. Department of Labor: Effective Emergency Preparedness Planning: Addressing the Needs of Employees with Disabilities

U.S. Department of Transportation: Website has information to help ensure safe and secure transportation for people with disabilities in the event of a disaster or emergency. Includes advice on emergency preparedness, transportation accessibility, and evacuation methods for certain modes of transportation, such as rail and transit systems. Individuals with disabilities can learn how to react and respond in situations ranging from evacuations of mass transit systems to being trapped in a car during a blizzard or hurricane.

Westchester Institute for Human Development: Provides a series of online videos and training materials on personal emergency planning