Disaster Resources for Floridians with Disabilities

Emergency Preparedness Guide

The following guide, “Disaster Ready: Emergency Preparedness Guide for Floridians with Disabilities.” was developed by the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council in partnership with Volunteer Florida.

Disaster Ready: Emergency Preparedness Guide For Floridians with Disabilities

By the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council in partnership with Volunteer Florida.

Are you prepared for a potential hurricane?

Florida Resources

The following resources will provide state specific information to aid you in preparing for a Florida natural disaster.

 

Florida Special Needs Registry

Florida State Emergency Response Team

Disability Disaster Information

Florida Division of Emergency Management

Special Needs Shelter Program

Florida Department of Health

Planning Resources

By the Florida Division of Emergency Management

The following resources provided by the Florida Division of Emergency Management will give you information about how to make your natural disaster plan.

 

By Ready.gov

FEMA Accessible: Hurricanes Safety Messages

Emergency Preparedness for Kids

Additional Emergency Resources

Hotlines

The State Assistance Information Line (SAIL), is a toll-free hotline providing accurate and up-to-date information during emergency or disaster situations impacting the State of Florida. The SAIL hotline is 1-(800) 342-3557.

The Disaster Distress Helpline, 1-800-985-5990, is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. 

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