People with disabilities and other special needs
If you anticipate needing assistance during a disaster due to your unique family needs, talk to family, friends and others who will be part of your personal support network.
Write down and share each aspect of your emergency plan with everyone in your support network.
Make sure everyone knows how you plan to evacuate your home or workplace and where you will go in case of a disaster.
Make sure that someone in your local network has an extra key to your home and knows where you keep your emergency supplies.
Teach those who will help you how to use any lifesaving equipment, administer medicine in case of an emergency.
Practice your plan with those who have agreed to be part of your network
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Information courtesy of Dept. of Homeland Security