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Get Ready – Persons with disabilities

If you, or a member of your household, has disability or any special requirements that may affect your/their ability to cope in an emergency, follow these steps on the get ready website to read more on way to prepare for emergencies, including sections on:

Steps to get ready

Advice for deaf or hard of hearing people

Advice for blind people

Advice for people using disability assistance dogs

Advice to Drop, Cover and Hold in wheelchairs and with mobility assistance devices

25 Signs to Learn for Emergencies

Tsunami: Advice for people with disabilities or difficulty with mobility

Further resources


get ready persons with disabilities

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