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Emergency Preparedness and Evacuation

Emergency Prep

Emergency Planning and Evacuation in Places of Lodging: Including People with Disabilities
This article is from the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center (August, 2012).

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This site from the Department of Homeland Security includes information on planning, preparation, and response for emergencies and disasters of all types. 

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ODEP offers information about preparedness in the workplace. The site includes a "template" entitled Preparing the Workplace for Everyone: Accounting for the Needs of People with Disabilities external-link.gif which was designed as a guide for planning and implementation activities for federal agencies, but which may be helpful to other types of employers as well.

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JAN consultants have compiled resources and information on emergency evacuation, policies and procedures, work site modifications and accommodations, and training and resources.

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This publication is from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

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This project offers materials for people with disabilities, emergency planners, managers, and responders.

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The CDC features information on preparedness for biological, chemical, and radiological threats. Information is posted in several languages.

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The Red Cross coordinates relief efforts around the world, and offers information (English and Spanish) and products for preparedness.