Disability Emergency: Disasters, Planning, Climate Change Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2022-04-06
Summary: Although some of these documents from our Disability Emergency Planning category may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.
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Disability Emergency Planning Publications - (54 Articles)
List of medical conditions and factors that can place a person diagnosed with the novel coronavirus at a higher risk of developing severe symptoms and side effects, of COVID-19.
Helpful excerpts from the FEMA and American Red Cross booklet on helping people with disabilities, seniors, and special needs population prepare for emergencies.
Printable reference chart of 911 equivalent overseas emergency services telephone numbers including Police, Ambulance and Fire listed by country or region.
NYC Emergency Management latest prep talk podcast focuses on disability awareness - Special guests discuss the importance of preparing the disability community.
All sales proceeds from this new Camping Survival Kit from the nonprofit Quake Kare unit of Lighthouse for the Blind-Saint Louis go directly to Lighthouse programs for people who are visually impaired.
FEMA and supporting state, local, and tribal efforts throughout Texas and Louisiana in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
Article argues that NRC inaction leaves the public at high risk from fires in spent-nuclear-fuel cooling pools at reactor sites.
Information on the process of registering and waiting for FEMA disaster assistance.
Quake Kare helps minimize stress of disaster preparedness for individuals, families, schools and businesses.
Findings based on concerns, insights and opinions of people with mobility impairments provides guidance for helping them get safely out of multistory buildings during emergencies.
Federal disaster aid available to State of Louisiana to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in area affected by severe storms and flooding.
Researchers studying evacuation data and predictors publish papers that may improve prediction models used by emergency planners, leading to more efficient evacuations and possibly saving lives.
Important information and guidelines to follow if you are stuck in a stalled elevator or lift.
Article looks at consequences of radioactive fallout from a nuclear blast, and includes emergency planning tips.
Number of workplaces failing to use an evacuation plan for disabled staff in the UK is at a shocking low.
Important to tips and information to note during extremely cold temperatures and severe winter weather to prevent injuries and illness, as well as hypothermia and/or frostbite.
Tips on preparing for hurricanes and ensuring the safety of seniors in the wake of disasters.
Information including a list of possible after effects experienced following a lightning strike to the body.
Information for disabled and people with medical conditions in regards to protecting themselves during an emergency such as a tornado.
Article examines safety aspects of living in older apartment buildings including fire risk and emergency escape plans.
Radiation released from Fukushima Daiichi meltdown contaminated a zone around the plant and low levels of radioactive material were found in North America and Europe.
For People with Disabilities, Seniors, Veterans, and children - emergency services and the organizations that support us mean everything. Won't you consider supporting them today?.
Preparing for a wildfire is essential, homes that survive a wildfire do because the owners prepared for possibility of a fire.
Information and links to 2-1-1 phone and website services in the United States and Canada.
Information for families on coping with anxiety and stress in the aftermath of natural disasters.
Recipients of FEMA disaster assistance grants do not pay additional tax lose their Social Security or disability benefits or face reduction in benefits.
Warning and information for residents in hurricane impacted areas regarding deadly dangers that can remain after Hurricane Irene strikes.
Preparing children for disasters resources for parents and teachers that can be used in the classroom or home.
Disaster survivors accepting Commonwealth and federal disaster assistance grants will not cause loss of Social Security benefits additional income taxes or change eligibility for income-based benefit programs.
Emergency response plans must take into account the age-related needs of the elderly with regards to personal and social resources.
Recovering from the tornadoes has been a stressful and psychologically draining event for many survivors.
Alabama workers who lost jobs as a result of the April storms can register for Disaster Unemployment Assistance.
A safe room in a house can protect your family from deadly high winds associated with a tornado or hurricane.
Disaster recovery centers in Alabama to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by recent storms and tornadoes.
Twitter communication could be improved if official hashtags were announced during disasters and number of retweets for a hashtag could be limited.
The oldest segment of Japanese population will likely be the hardest hit as a result of the recent earthquake and subsequent tsunami.
Drinking water might not be available or safe to drink for your own personal use after an emergency.
Guidelines on emergency sheltering to help state planners and organizations ensure people with access and functional needs receive lawful and equitable assistance in the aftermath of disaster.
A Disaster Recovery Center is coming to Pitt County to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by Tropical Storm Nicole.
Children with disabilities are especially vulnerable to the effects of disasters.
Disaster preparedness takes on added dimensions for people with disabilities or other special needs.
Storm 24 has been continuously offering disaster recovery services for the last two decades.
Disaster response teams should adjust for needs of victims in each disaster.
Children can be especially vulnerable to stress following a disaster such as severe storms and flooding.
Florida Emergency Management Releases 2010 Hurricane Preparedness Survey Results.
Small business owners should be prepared for the possibility of disaster by reviewing their business insurance needs.
Providing alerts in emergency situations is vital to supplying information to individuals with a disability.
Aftermath of the deadly tornadoes that swept through the United States over the weekend.
Online training program to help save lives of individuals with disabilities and mobility impairments during fire emergencies.
Training materials on how best to assist people with disabilities during an emergency or disaster.
Online information on the role of online social networks and communities in preparing and coping with emergencies and emergency situations.
An article about the National Council on Disability's Effective Emergency Management Report to President Obama.
Research shows marginalized groups including mentally ill and the disabled fare worse in the aftermath of natural disasters suffering disproportionate impoverishment injuries and fatalities.
Consider emergency evacuation routes flashers for the deaf and ramps for people with special mobility needs in emergency situations.
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