Special Populations

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 Seniors

   American Red Cross: Disaster Preparedness for Seniors by Seniors  

   Preparing Makes Sense for Older Americans

                          Long Term Care and Other Residential Facilities Pandemic Influenza

                                    Preparedness Checklist

                                    Disaster Preparedness Manual for the Aging Network

                                    Emergency Readiness for Older Adults and Caregivers

                                    Administration on Aging: Emergency Assistance Guide

                                    Seniors Assisting Seniors in Emergency (SASIE)

 Children

   American Academy of Pediatrics

   American Red Cross: Children and Disasters

                                    FEMA for Kids

                                    Ready.gov: preparedness for children

                                    Seattle Children's Hospital: Disaster, War, and Emergencies

                                    Talking to Children about Unsettling Things
 

      Persons with Disabilities & Special Medical Needs

      American Red Cross Disaster Services

                                    Center for Disability Issues and the Health Professions Emergency Evacuation

                                    Preparedness Guide

                                    FEMA: Caring for Someone with Dementia in a Disaster

                                    FEMA: Preparedness for People with Special Needs

                                    FEMA: Preparing for Disaster for People with Disabilities & Other Special Needs

                                    Northeast Center for Special Care: Disability Resources in a Disaster

                                    Prepare Now.ORG

                                    Psychological First Aid Manual: for children, adolescents, adults,

                                    parents, caregivers

                                    ReallyReady.org: preparedness for people with disabilities

                                    University of Washington Special Needs Emergency Preparedness

                                    US Dept. of Health & Human Services: Preparedness for People on Dialysis

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Animals

American Red Cross: Pets and Disasters

American Veterinary Medical Association: Saving the Whole Family

Humane Society of the US Disaster Center

     Ready.gov: Pet Preparedness