Personal preparedness for individuals with disabilities: Sheltering in place and evacuation
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: Family Members, Peers, People with Serious Mental Illness (SMI)
Topics: Crisis Response System
This fact sheet provides tips and a checklist to help people with disabilities, such as SMI, to prepare for sheltering in place or evacuation. Checklist items help to assess needs, create a medical needs summary, collect important documents, and build a survivor kit.