Ready.gov/disability contains a great deal of information for people with disabilities to effectively prepare for emergencies and disasters.
The FEMA app allows you to receive real-time weather alerts, locate emergency shelters in your area, prepare for common hazards, and more.
Yellow Dot Program - Enrollment sites can provide the Yellow Dot packet, assist with filling out the medical information sheet, and take a photo of the participant. Participants in the program will receive a Yellow DOT decal, a Yellow DOT folder, and a medical information sheet.
FEMA’s Office of Disability Integration and Coordination (ODIC) helps guide the agency’s inclusive approach to emergency management. ODIC supports individuals with disabilities and others requiring special access or functional needs during all disaster stages.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released a public service announcement emphasizing the building blocks of preparedness: Be Informed, Make a Plan, Build a Kit, and Get Involved. You can view it by clicking here.
The Alliance of Disability Advocates has created a template to guide people with disabilities in North Carolina to create their own emergency readiness plan. You can download it by clicking here. (This plan is 48 pages long)
TARP has created a 3 page emergency planning tool that can be used to quickly build a very basic plan. You can download it by clicking here.