Emergency Preparedness

Emergency preparedness is critical for everyone in the community – including people who have disabilities.

Inclusive Emergency Management Preparedness, Response, and Recovery: This white paper provides key learnings from recent disasters impacting specific Territories and policy recommendations for University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service (UCEDDs), as well as government leaders at the Federal, State and Territorial levels.

Presentation: Getting it Right Inclusive Emergency Management Conference

Emergency Preparedness Special Interest Group

Emergency Preparedness Special Interest Group: Discussion group for AUCD Network members on critical issues related to including people with disabilities in emergency preparedness efforts. Learn More >

Regional Disability Integration Specialist

Regional Disability Integration Specialists work closely with the states to ensure that their disaster planning is inclusive of people with disabilities and others with access and functional needs.
Regional Disability Integration Specialist: Reach out to your respective Regional Disability Integration Specialist during non-emergency times so your relationship is strong when you need it! Learn More >

Public Health is for Everyone

Check out resources on emergency preparedness and more in Public Health is for Everyone, an inclusive planning toolkit for public health professionals!
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