Earthquakes: People With Disabilities - Disaster Safety

Material provided by Federal Alliance for Safe Homes

If you have a disability or special need, you may have to take additional steps to protect yourself in an emergency. If you have family, friends or neighbors with special needs, help them with these extra precautions. People with disabilities often require assistance and additional lead time in order to prepare for a disaster.

The following list, while not exhaustive, provides some practical tips for those with special needs.