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DATE: December 1, 2016 8:32:35 PM CST

Individuals with Functional & Access Needs may need additional help and resources when disaster strikes.  The following resources are available for these members of our community:

 

 

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Together Against the Weather

 This initiative includes a produced video which detail the steps that residents with disabilities can take to prepare for the impact of severe weather. 

 

Texas Emergency Management SealTexas Division of Emergency Management - Disaster Preparedness Information for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing These American Sign Language (ASL) videos describe the steps you can take before an emergency to prepare your home and family. 

 

 

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Ready or Not? Have a Plan - Texas Department of state Health Services

This page provides information to residents who may have functional or access needs on things to consider prior to emergencies.

 

 

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Disability.gov - Emergency Preparedness

This page has checklists available that are catered to the needs of individuals with disabilities as they develop emergency plans, as well as information on recovery.

 

 

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