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Emergency, Disaster, and Safety Planning

Everyone should be prepared in case of emergencies or natural disasters.  There are many things to think about: the safety of family members and pets, food supply, transportation, and shelter.  Arm yourself with the information you need to prepare your family for emergencies!

 

MOF2F Resources

Emergency Medical Systems - Working with local Emergency Personnel

Partnering with your local EMS Professionals to Support Your Family - MOF2F Brown Bag Lunch Webinar from Mo Family to Family on Vimeo.

 

Here In Missouri

Ready in 3 - http://health.mo.gov/emergencies/readyin3/index.php
The Missouri Department of Health put together the Ready in 3 guide to help families learn how they can be prepared in emergencies.

National Weather Service in Missouri
Get weather updates and check your local weather conditions from the NWS.

MODOT Traveler Information - http://maps.modot.mo.gov/timi/
Check the road conditions before traveling in Missouri.

 Winter Weather Preparedness

 

General Information about Emergency Preparedness

Ready America - http://www.ready.gov/america/index.html
A great website for information about disaster and emergency preparedness.  Ready America has information for military families, older adults, people with disabilities, and pet owners.  Learn how to prepare a kit for your family, make a plan, and stay informed about emergencies and disasters.

American Red Cross - http://rdcrss.org/m7Z1jc
Learn about how to prepare your home and family for house fires and other emergencies from the American Red Cross.

 

Emergency Preparedness and Safety Planning for People with Disabilities

Emergency Preparedness Materials from the National Organization on Disability http://www.nod.org/research_publications/emergency_preparedness_materials/
Scroll down to the bottom of the page for great information on how people with disabilities can think about preparing for disasters.

Fire Safety for People with Disabilities - http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/citizens/disability/
The US Fire Administration put together helpful resources for families to think about in regards to fire safety.

 

For more information about emergency preparedness, EMS, or any other related topics, feel free to contact us at 800-444-0821!