Your Emergency Planning
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
Disaster Resources for People with Disabilities and Emergency Managers: Published by June Isaacson Kailes, Disability Policy Consultant
inMotion: When Disaster Strikes — A Pocket Survival Guide: Compiled by the Amputee Coalition
Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center for Wireless Technologies: published an education tear sheet in the February 2013 issue of Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities Guide and Checklist.
- Emergency Kit Checklist: PDF
Preparedness tips for pregnant moms & families with infants from Get Ready & March of Dimes: APHA’s Get Ready campaign and the March of Dimes partnered to create a series of fact sheets to help pregnant moms and families with infants prepare for emergencies.
- Disaster Preparedness and People with Complex Communication Needs: Provides information on emergency preparedness for persons with complex communication needs that is applicable for families, schools, and professionals.
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.
- Interagency Coordinating Council on Emergency Preparedness and Individuals with Disabilities
- Ready America has tips and a video on emergency preparations for people with disabilities and special needs. Videos are also available for elderly adults and for pet owners.
Westchester Institute for Human Development: Provides a series of online videos and training materials on personal emergency planning