Make sure you have a plan in case of an emergency.
Keep a copy of this plan in your emergency supply kit or another safe place where you can find it quickly during a disaster.
EMERGENCY PLAN For People with Disabilities
In recognition of Emergency Preparedness Month take the time to get prepared; it may save your life!
- Get information on emergency preparedness for people with disabilities.
- Get information on emergency preparedness in the workplace.
- Get emergency preparedness plan with wallet/purse insert.
- Review material and fill out plan and wallet/purse insert.
- Get an emergency preparedness bag with whistle.
- Meet with housemates, neighbors or family members to review plan and discuss what to do in the event of an emergency.
All emergency preparedness materials, including bag and whistle can be obtained at no charge from the Minnesota State Council on Disability.
September is National Preparedness Month and FEMA invites you to join the National Preparedness Community and download the 2013 National Preparedness Month Toolkit.
The National Preparedness Community is where more than 32,000 people connect and collaborate on emergency preparedness. You can use the community and the Toolkit to empower yourself to prepare and coordinate preparedness activities with your family, neighbors, and those with whom you worship during National Preparedness Month.
Here are the top 5 reasons to join:
- Download the 2013 National Preparedness Month Toolkit
- Get access to preparedness resources
- Promote your national preparedness event on the calendar
- Connect and build relationships with emergency management personnel
- Share and compare preparedness plans