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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)

Resources for Special Need Populations

Personal Preparedness for Older Adults & Their Caregivers

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.

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.

Disaster Safety for People with Disabilities

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

Advice on Taking Care of Pets

Centers for Disease Control

US Department of Agriculture Disaster Resource Centere

Updated: 10/17/2018