Emergency Contact Card
Make cards for the whole family in case you are separated during an emergency.
With your family or household members, discuss how to prepare and respond to the types of emergencies that are most likely to happen where you live, learn, work and play.
Identify responsibilities for each member of your household and how you will work together as a team.
Practice as many elements of your plan as possible.
If your community experiences a disaster, be sure to register on the American Red Cross Safe and Well website to let your family and friends know you are safe.
Or, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) and select the prompt for “Disaster” to register yourself and your family.
Read more tips for reconnecting with loved ones after a disaster or emergency.
Download the FREE Emergency App
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The workshops will be held by an advocate certified by FEMA and Homeland security in disaster planning for people with special needs.
Disaster Preparedness for People With Disabilities has been designed to help people who have physical, visual, auditory, or cognitive disabilities to prepare for natural disasters and their consequences.
Guide for Including People with Disabilities in Disaster Preparedness Planning
This guide is primarily intended to assist people involved in preparedness planning
Some members of your household may need special accommodation during an emergency, which means planning ahead is even more crucial.