Emergency Preparedness Resources

Organization Address Phone Web site
American Red Cross     www.redcross.org
Center for Disability and Special Needs Preparedness 1010 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Suite 340
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 338-7158 www.disabilitypreparedness.org
DBTAC - Northeast ADA Center 201 ILR Extension Building
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-3901
1-800-949-4232 www.ilr.cornell.edu/ped/northeastada/
Federal Emergency Management Agency     www.fema.gov
The National Organization on Disability 910 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 293-5960 www.nod.org
New York City Office of Emergency Management –
Senior Citizens and People with Disabilities
New York State Emergency Management Office     www.semo.state.ny.us
New York State Department of Health     www.nyhealth.gov
Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response     www.bt.cdc.gov
United States Department of Homeland Security     www.dhs.gov or
FEMA's "A Guide to Citizen Preparedness"     www.fema.gov/areyouready/
Center on Disease Control's Emergency Preparedness for Businesses     www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/prepared/
Kailes, June Isaacson. Emergency Evacuation Preparedness: Taking Responsibility for Your Safety: A Guide for People with Disabilities and Other Activity Limitations, 2002. Published and distributed by Center for Disability Issues and the Health Professions, Western University of Health Sciences, 309 E. Second Street, Pomona, CA 91766-1854, Voice: (909) 469-5380,
TTY: (909) 469-5220,
Fax: (909) 469-5407