Emergencies and Disasters


1. Preparedness: Are You Ready? An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness – A 200-page guide designed to help individuals learn how to protect themselves, their families and property against all types of hazards – before, during and after a disaster. Also includes information on how to assemble a disaster kit.  https://www.ready.gov/seniors

2. Recovery: Picking Up the Pieces after a Disaster: Important Steps for Your Safe and Speedy Recovery -A guide that offers information to help individuals prepare for a safe and speedy recovery after a disaster. Includes ideas on what you can do to help make yourself and your home safer from future disasters.

3. Fire Safety – Fire safety materials for older adults.

4. Disaster Planning – help older adults and individuals with special needs prepare for disasters.