Disaster Preparedness/Safety

American Red Cross - Illinois Capital Area Chapter

Provides domestic disaster relief and offers compassionate services in five other areas: community services that help the needy; support and comfort for military members and their families; the collection, processing and distribution of lifesaving blood and blood products; educational programs that promote health and safety; and international relief and development programs.

American Red Cross
Illinois Capital Area Chapter
1045 S. Outerpark
DriveSpringfield, IL 62704



Preparing for Disaster for People with Disabilities and other Special Needs (A4497)(FEMA476)

This  booklet gives tips on getting informed, making a plan, assembling a kit, and maintaining these plans for people with mobility issues or who have hearing, learning, or vision disabilities. These tips provide you and your caregivers with considerations needed to help manage communications, equipment, pets and home hazards. The booklets are co-authored by the American Red Cross and Department of Homeland Security, FEMA and are available from your local chapter of the Red Cross.

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