Household preparedness for people with a disability, their families and carers
Emergency Management Queensland has joined with Australian Red Cross to provide a Queensland version of this booklet.
This resource provides information on the four steps to prepare for emergencies and is tailored to meet the specific needs of people with a disability.
Download the worksheets that accompany the following four steps, to determine and plan for your specific emergency needs:
Step 1. Be informed (116 KB)
Step 2. Make a plan (269 KB)
Step 3. Get an emergency kit (223 KB)
Step 4. Know your neighbours (108 KB)
How can you use this resource?
If you have a disability, you can use the step by step approach to assist in:
- Establishing or strengthening your support network
- Being informed of hazards, local support and emergency contacts
- Identifying your specific needs in an emergency and developing your personal emergency plan
- Deciding on appropriate items for your personal emergency kit and evacuation kit.
If you work with, or support, people with a disability, you can use the booklet as a useful reference in supporting clients to develop their own personal emergency planning requirements.
Information flyer (765 KB)