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Emergency Preparedness Organizations and Programs

Disaster Preparedness for Persons with Disabilities (48-page booklet)
Prepare.org, American Red Cross Disaster Services
Download booklet for free at: http://www.prepare.org/disabilities/disability.pdf

Disability.gov Emergency Preparedness
https://www.disability.gov/emergency_preparedness

Emergency Preparedness on the Job for People with Disabilities
http://www.disabilitypreparedness.org/Job%20Guidelines.doc

Disaster Preparedness for People with Disabilities
Ready.gov, Department of Homeland Security
http://www.ready.gov/america/getakit/disabled.html
Steps for assembling a kit, making a plan and staying informed.

Emergency Evacuation Preparedness: Taking Responsibility for Your Safety—a Guide for People with Disabilities and Other Activity Impairments (44-page booklet)
Published by the Center for Disability Issues and the Health Professions.
Download for free at http://www.cdihp.org/evacuation/emergency_evacuation.pdf  

General personal safety information for people with SCI, from Craig Hospital.

SNAP (Seattle Neighborhoods Actively Prepared) is a program of the City of Seattle Office of Emergency Management to assist residents to prepare for a potential emergency.  http://www.seattle.gov/emergency/programs/snap/; email: snap@seattle.gov; 206-233-7123. 

Alliance of People with Disabilities. Visit their Web site for information about and assistance with preparing for a disaster, http://www.disabilitypride.org/emergency_preparedness.html, or
call 866-545-7055.

Three Days, Three Ways: Are You Ready? Three-step process for getting ready to survive a disaster and be self-sufficient for three days. http://www.govlink.org/3days3ways/index.htm