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Emergency Preparedness Workshops


This series of videos were recorded from workshops provided by PA Family Network to give families, self-advocates, and support staff the information needed to prepare for, and manage emergency situations. The resource also includes a link to request an emergency prep kit.

The Emergency Preparedness: Re-Engagement and Readiness workshop presented by PA Family Network provides information on:

    • different types of emergency situations,
    • how to start preparing for emergency situations,
    • disclosing disability information during an emergency, and
    • different types of emergency shelters and shelter situations.

Video length: 1 hour 37 minutes

Additional Videos

For a deeper dive into Emergency Preparedness you can check out these additional workshop videos from PA Family Network:

Be Ready PA

Attached below for download is the Be Ready PA form from Temple Institute on Disabilities. This packet of emergency forms includes:

    • need to know information,
    • my emergency plan for home,
    • my emergency plan for work,
    • supply list, and
    • important documents.

Be Ready PA

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