Individuals with Disabilities and Access and Functional Needs

If you or someone close to you has a disability or other access or functional need, you may need to take additional steps to prepare yourself and your family. Your Family Emergency Plan, should address any specific medical support, transportation, and/or communication needs for you and your family. In your emergency kit, consider adding those specific items that both you and your family will need in order to maintain health, safety and independence.

  • Older Adults
  • Children
  • People with disabilities
  • People who live in institutionalized settings
  • People with limited English proficiency/non-English speakers
  • People who are transportation-disadvantaged