Emergency Preparedness

The Prepared Lifestyle

Now is the time to prepare for seasonal and pandemic flu as well as for man-made and natural disasters. This The Prepared Lifestyle provides checklists to guide people with disabilities and others in preparing for all hazards. 

Assessing the Impact of Hurricane Katrina on Persons with Disabilities

Executive Summary | Final Report 

This report reflects information obtained from in-depth interviews with staff from centers for independent living and emergency preparedness directors in Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. 

Map Your Neighborhood

This publication (PDF available by request) describes nine steps that you and your neighbors can take to be ready for a disaster. 

Checklists: Individual Disaster Preparedness and Community Disaster Preparedness

These checklists provide do's and don'ts for ensuring the safety of persons with mobility impairments. 

Disaster Preparedness Checklist for Individuals (PDF) | Disaster Preparedness Checklist for Communities (PDF)


Emergency Preparedness Kit

Emergency Preparedness for Animals