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Preparedness Resources

Ready.gov, Department of Homeland Security Web page offering offers preparedness information for businesses and individuals. 

Emergency Management Guide for Business & Industry, FEMA

National Disaster Recovery Framework, FEMA

Are You Ready? An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness, FEMA manual (Revised 2004)

Information about H1N1

Resources for Special Need Populations

 Emergency Preparedness Outreach Materials.   Aging in Stride has produced a video program to compliment the Just in Case: Emergency Readiness for Older Adults and Caregivers, the 16-minute video can be streamed from the Aging in Stride Web site or purchased along with a presentation guide and handouts.

Just in Case: Emergency Readiness for Older Adults and Caregivers, US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging, National Family Caregiver Support Program (2006)

Disaster Preparedness for People With Disabilities, American Red Cross Web page

Disaster Preparedness for Seniors by Seniors, American Red Cross, developed by the Rochester-Monroe County Chapter, American Red Cross.

We Can Do Better: Lessons Learned for Protecting Older Persons in Disasters, AARP Public Policy Institute Report, May 2006.

Prepare Yourself: Disaster Readiness Tips for People with Disabilities, National Organization on Disability

Advice on Taking Care of Pets

Centers for Disease Control

US Department of Agriculture

Department of Homeland Security