Emergency Preparedness Tips and Checklists

Individuals with disabilities and their families, friends, and support teams need to prepare for emergencies to reduce their potential risk. The Pacific ADA Center is producing tipsheets and checklists for individuals to use on specific preparedness topics which can help in planning and preparing for a disaster or emergency. Companion podcasts are also available.

Emergency Power Planning for People Who Use Electricity and Battery Dependent Assistive Technology and Medical Devices

This emergency power planning checklist is for people who use electricity and battery dependent assistive technology and medical devices. Electricity and battery-dependent devices include: breathing machines (respirators, ventilators), power wheelchairs and scooters, and oxygen, suction or home dialysis equipment.