Below please find a comprehensive list of Emergency Preparedness Resources, courtesy of FEMA.
The following links are provided for reference. FEMA does not endorse any non-Federal government web sites, companies or applications.
The ready.gov website has a section focused on preparedness information for people with disabilities or functional needs. It includes an instructional video as well as the brochure “Preparedness Makes Sense for People with Disabilities and Special Needs”. Ready.gov also has basic emergency preparedness resources that may be useful, such as printable wallet cards to write emergency contact numbers or other information on.
This website provides emergency preparedness information in accessible formats, including:
This website contains personal preparedness videos including:
NOTE: Videos are not all accessible - some include text but no voice/audio, others include audio but have no captions or script available. A few do have both audio and captioning.
This site provides tools developed by and for people with disabilities, including:
The National Organization on Disability's site includes text based and PDF information on:
This website promotes awareness among emergency responders and people with disabilities. There is a lot of information and several videos designed for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.
This website provides earthquake preparedness tips for:
In addition, the site provides tips on collecting emergency documents and creating an emergency health information card. All preparedness resources are also offered in Spanish.
The website provides information on how you can participate in the Great Shakeout Earthquake Drill on April 28th, 2011. Also provides information on modified ‘Drop, Cover and Hold On’ procedures for people with functional needs.