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People with Disabilities

Alameda County general emergency preparedness top tips

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Create a support network of people who will help you if disaster strikes. Consider your family, friends, community organizations, faith-based groups, and neighborhood networks.
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Pack a supply of your required, daily needs such as medications and daily medical supplies, glasses, hearing aids and extra batteries in your emergency kit.
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Have a plan with your support network for accessible transportation methods for different disasters and account for your communication and mobility devices such as walkers or wheelchairs.

Visit People with Disabilities | Ready.gov to view general emergency preparedness information for People with Disabilities.

Specific Emergencies


Heat waves



Power Outage