Hurricanes, floods, fires, blizzards, earthquakes, ice storms, mud slides, power outages! They can strike fear in anyone. For those of us living with MS, they can seem overwhelming. But don’t panic.
With planning, you and your loved ones and caregivers can feel more confident. Being prepared is a process and a state of mind. It starts with accepting responsibility for your own well-being.
From The Center for Disability Issues and the Health Professions
Emergency Evacuation Preparedness: Taking Responsibility for Your Safety
This guide focuses on people with disabilities and activity limitations successfully evacuating buildings. It's goal is to help you strengthen your evacuation preparedness.
Various formats available
American Red Cross
Department of Homeland Security
FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency)
1-800-462-7585 (TTY for deaf only)
Center for Disability Issues and the Health Professions
National Organization on Disability
EAD & Associates
Emergency Management and Special Needs Consultants