Emergency Preparedness Trainings and Resources 
for People with Disabilities

Two women look at items in an emergency preparedness kit


Disasters disproportionately affect people who are unable to physically escape them. Census figures suggest that at least one in six Americans is at increased risk of injury or death in emergency situations by virtue of his or her disability. tornado

The RTC/IL produces a variety of educational materials to help people prepare for all hazards, and has investigated the results of disasters to lay a groundwork for more effective responses to new crises. Please visit the linked pages to learn more about these resources.

Publications & Videos

Websites

Online Trainings & Webcasts - Information

Helpful Links for Emergency Preparedness


Emergency Preparedness Videos (from our DisabilityReady YouTube channel)

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