Assisting Local Emergency Planners with Emergency Preparedness for Persons with Disabilities

Here are three resources to assist your local emergency planners:

The National Center on Emergency Planning for People with Disabilities
provides resources to assist local emergency planning organizations in the
planning for individuals who need specialized communications,
transportation, and medical supports. NCEPPD has a wide variety of
resources available including print and multi-media materials,
bibliographical references, training materials and packages for training
professionals on-site or through distance communication. For more info: or phone: 202/546-4464, ext. 201.

Emergency Preparedness Training Kits (PPDET), which consist of a series of
training options for emergency planners as they attempt to address the needs
of people with disabilities in the event of emergencies. For more info,
visit and click on "What's New".

 The Disability Preparedness Website features the article, Emergency
Planning for People with Disabilities and Other Special Needs, by the
president of the Board of Directors for the Inclusion Research Institute.
Users will also find resources for training, products, articles and
websites. For more info:

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