Disaster Preparedness

Prepare to Prosper Video

This video from the San Francisco Mayor's Office on Disability features people with disabilities sharing their emergency preparedness tips. Versions are available with English and Spanish subtitles and audio description. 

The Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies

The Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies is led by people with disabilities and promotes equity and inclusion of people with disabilities at all stages of a disaster or emergency. 

Center for Inclusive Design and Engineering

The Center for Inclusive Design and Engineering offers an online training course in emergency preparedness as well as a multitude of documents providing guidance for inclusive emergency planning. 

Sate of Utah Emergency Preparedness

The State of Utah provides tips and guidance for a disability-inclusive emergency preparedness plan. 

State of Missouri Emergency Preparedness

State of Missouri webpage with extensive disability inclusion guidance as communities plan for a variety of emergency situations. 

Emergency Preparedness Publications and Resources

ADA Pacific Center has compiled emergency preparedness resources from several federal agencies and an index of state-specific guidance on emergency preparedness for people with disabilities. 

FEMA Emergency Planning Video with ASL

Emergency preparedness information (YouTube) for people with disabilities. 

Emergency Preparedness for Families of Children with Disabilities

This page from Navigate Life Texas has a video and a series of tips for emergency planning for families with children with disabilities. 

Personal Emergency Preparedness Planning Workbook

From the Massachusetts Office on Disability (MOD), the Personal Emergency Planning Workbook (PDF) is a useful checklist of considerations for anyone who wants to make an emergency preparedness plan. 

AUCD National Center on Disability in Public Health

The AUCD's Emergency Preparedness Resources include technical assistance on disability inclusion, COVID-19 vaccine access, and guidance on inclusive emergency planning.