Resources for Emergency Preparedness

  • Fact Sheets

    • Important tips to handle situations before and during a fire, and to address fire prevention within homes. The tips are a model that can be modified and adjusted to fit the varying types of homes and structures.

  • Companies / Products

    • The Evacu-Trac CD-7, provides safe and simple emergency evacuation for the mobility impaired. During an emergency even most elevators are disabled (for safety reasons). This poses a problem when evacuating wheelchair users and other mobility impaired persons from school storey floors and above. The Evacu-Trac Emergency Evacuation chair has a patented brake and speed governor making this chair very safe and simple to use.

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  • Stories

    • 06/30/2014 - 8:59am
      When it comes to emergency preparedness, spinal cord injury survivors and others with disabilities need to take special precautions with regard to supplies, medications and equipment. Consider what YOU need to do and take an active role in...

    • 06/13/2013 - 9:47am
      Last month, we provided you with resources, links, and articles that would help you put together an emergency plan in case hurricanes or other disasters were to affect your life. In addition to those resources, we’ve assembled a list of smart...

    • 05/15/2013 - 4:05pm
      June 1st marks the official start of hurricane season and every year we've been providing you with resources and links to help you prepare. Landfall might not happen this year or even next, but eventually something will come our way. Are...

  • Recent News

    • 04/08/2016 - 12:14pm
      The recent death of Ms. Wheelchair Alabama 2009 Xaveria Powell-Anderson last week was tragic. She died in a house fire. A wife and mother of four and a C2 quadriplegic, she perished while stuck in a back room of her home as a fire broke out. Firefighters...