Skip to main content

Disability Health Emergency Preparedness

A disaster can have more impact on people with disabilities than others in the community. Use these tools to make sure you and your family are prepared.

Make a Plan!

Know what you and your family would do in an emergency. Make A Plan! walks you step-by-step through creating an emergency plan. If you have a disability or chronic condition, also click on the 'Functional Needs' link toward the bottom of the page for advice on how to include in your plan the things that will keep you safe and independent.

Do 1 Thing

Being prepared for a disaster can seem like a big job. Many people don't know where to start, so they never start at all. With Do 1 Thing, you can take small steps that make a big difference in an emergency.

Disability Preparedness

Build your own emergency plan using the resources at

Accessible Emergency Preparedness Information

18 different emergency preparedness topics, formatted to be accessible to people who are Deaf, blind, or have limited vision.

Family Preparedness Guide

These simple steps can guide you and your family to respond and recover from all kinds of emergencies.

if you're ready for the zombie apocalypse you're ready for any emergancy