Tag Archives: disaster preparedness

Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for June 2018

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: As a person with a disability, how can I better prepare for emergency situations and what can organizations do … Continue reading

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Everyone Can Help Their Community Prepare

The Federal Emergency Management Administration is celebrating Preparedness Month all through September and, quite frankly, it couldn’t come soon enough: Two Category 4 hurricanes have made landfall (Harvey, Irma) with catastrophic flooding and more storms have been circling in the … Continue reading

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September is Emergency Preparedness Month: Are You Ready?

September 18th is “Get Ready Day” a yearly event held the third Tuesday of September by the American Public Health Association (APHA) coinciding with National Preparedness Month.  The Get Ready website includes resources for people to prepare themselves, their families … Continue reading

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Pacific ADA Announces the Emergency Management and Preparedness: Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities Webinar Series

The NIDRR-funded Pacific ADA National Network Regional Center and Great Lakes ADA National Network Regional Center have collaborated to launch the webinar series “Emergency Management and Preparedness:  Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities.”  National, state, and local entities/communities are increasingly planning … Continue reading

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Get Prepared for Weather Emergencies

Well, if you haven’t noticed by now, we’re at the start of Tornado Season. Low rainfall also means drought across many parts of the US, raising the risk of brush fires. So how can you prepare yourself for inclement weather, … Continue reading

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