Emergency Preparedeness for People with Disabilities

 

IL Conversation  - June 24, 2010 
   
Topic: Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities
Preparedness as a Lifestyle Choice 
                                                         
Facilitators:
Glen W. White, Ph.D., Director, Research and Training Center on Independent Living (RTC/IL), University of Kansas
Catherine “Cat” Howland, RTC/IL Project Director
Val Renault, RTC/IL Information/Dissemination Coordinator
Listen to:
• Hear about how one county helped establish a plan to address disaster preparation and emergency response needs of vulnerable populations
• Learn about the steps you can take to prepare yourself for natural and manmade disasters, including public health threats
• Learn how you can also prepare for the safety of your service animals and pets in the event of an emergency