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Emergency Preparedness Publications & Resources

Accessibility is key to successful emergency preparedness for individuals with disabilities and inclusive jurisdictional emergency management. Listed below are national, regional, and local resources and publications that provide guidance on personal emergency preparedness.

For information on accessible emergency management for governmental agencies and first responders, along with summaries of litigation providing court opinions on accessible emergency management, go here.

Personal Emergency Preparedness Publications and Resources

Center on Disability at the Public Health Institute

Emergency Preparedness for All- 4 steps to prepare, including fillable forms to complete for personal emergency planning.

  • Materials for Alameda County, CA Residents - available in English, Spanish and Chinese   
  • If you live in Alameda County, training on the 4 Steps is available by contacting emerg1@adapacific.org.
  • Materials for El Dorado County, CA Residents- available in English and Spanish 
  • If you live in El Dorado County, training on the 4 Steps is available by contacting emerg2@adapacific.org.
  • Materials for Nevada County, CA Residents- available in English and Spanish
  • If you live in Nevada County, training on the 4 Steps is available by contacting emerg2@adapacific.org.

Pacific Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Center Personal Preparedness Materials

 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

American Red Cross

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

National Organization on Disability (NOD)

Additional Resources