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  • "HHS launches GIS-based tool for health disaster readiness" This tool helps communities better anticipate, plan for, and respond to these unique needs of this population and improve resilience for the entire community before and after disasters. For more information please visit:GIS-based tool for health disaster readiness, Launch Information, or go directly to the mapHHS emPOWER Map

  • "Disaster & Preparedness Training for People with Disabilities & their Caregivers" This training will provide insight into local hazards and how people living with disabilities can best prepare for them. Training will be a full day of awareness and discussions on the best ways to get prepared for any kind of disaster. For more information please visit:Disaster & Preparedness Training

  • "Emergency Preparedness and Response" Preparing for Disaster: Getting All to Safe Ground is a fact sheet developed by the Coordinating Council on Access and Mobility's Emergency Preparedness and Response Work Group, that addresses the needs of those with access and functional requirements in emergency preparation and disaster response. For more information please visit:Emergency Preparedness and Response

  • "Preparing Makes Sense for People with Disabilities and Special Needs" Preparing Makes Sense for People with Disabilities and Special Needs is a guide produced by Ready.gov that outlines common-sense measures individuals with disabilities, special needs and their caregivers can take to start preparing for emergencies before they happen. For more information please visit:Preparing Makes Sense for People with Disabilities and Special Needs

  • "A Toolkit for State and Local Planning and Response" Enhancing Public Health Emergency Preparedness for Special Needs Populations is a Toolkit for State and Local Planning and Response which details relevant strategies, practices, and resources to identify priority populations and critical strategies. Accompanying this toolkit is a Web-based Geographic Information Systems (GIS) tool to identify and enumerate special needs in your community. For more information please visit: Enhancing Public Health Emergency Preparedness for Special Needs Populations

  • Avoiding Disasters for the (Special Needs Population) Avoiding Disasters for the Special Needs Population, from the Office of Civil Rights at the Department of Health and Human Services, provides information on effective planning, response, and recovery for the special needs population, consistent with Federal civil rights laws. For additional information go to: Avoiding Disasters for the Special Needs Population

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