Emergency Preparedness

The Prepared Lifestyle (PDF) or HTML

The Prepared Lifestyle booklet

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

And here's a Service Animal/Pet Identification form to help you prepare for your animals.

Learn how to prepare a kit for emergencies.

Animal Emergency Preparedness (video)

Service animals should always remain with their handlers, but you need to be prepared for other issues if you have pets.

Assessing the Impact of Hurricane Katrina on Persons with Disabilities

Executive Summary | Final Report
Hurricane Katrina 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 cover
This publication describes nine steps that you and your neighbors can take to be ready for a disaster. 


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

Community disaster checklist     Individual disaster checklist

These posters are available in two sizes: 18" x 24" and 8.5" x 11" ("cubicle size"). For copies of the large poster, use this order form.

Complete as much of this form as you can to keep your service animal or pet(s) safe in the event of a natural or man-made disaster.

Back to school COVID info for parents and teachers: https://t.co/XIlwJ8CCBc

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