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Emergency Information

Hurricane Preparedness Resources

                    In the case of an emergency, call 911

Handling your finances:

Many but not all of the following links are specific to people with disabilities.

The following list is based on one created August 26, 2011
by Paula Ninivaggi
New Hampshire Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) 603-271-0476

New Hampshire (NH) Specific

Shelter information: Should NH and the Red Cross determine that shelters are needed, the list will be posted at The list is not posted until the shelter system is actually activated.

New Hampshire Information Line call 211 or

NH News channel

New Hampshire Specific Resources
Contact: 603-223-3641 and
Contact: (603) 271-2231, (800) 852-3792,
TTY/TDD Relay Services (800) 735-2964, or

Red Cross Chapters
Contact: 1-800-733-2767) or 1-800-257-7575 (Spanish)

Ways to find information and stay connected

Manchester/ Southern NH Has: what to do before, during and after an emergency, guidelines for general storm, information in other languages, and other emergency contact information and resources.

Hurricane Preparedness Tips

Basic Hurricane Preparedness Tips

National Hurricane Center-Hurricane Preparedness (in Spanish);

General Pre-Disaster To Do List

General Hurricane Supply List

General Storm Surge and Flooding Tips

FEMA  FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (available in other languages); (available in other languages)

(in Spanish & other languages)







Power Outages

What to do When the Power is Out (SPANISH & OTHER languages)

Power Outage Checklist

Power Outages Tips (SPANISH & OTHER languages)

Recipes with Shopping List for When the Power Is Out

Protecting Yourself from Electrical Hazards (SPANISH & OTHER languages)

Avoid Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning (SPANISH & OTHERS)and (SPANISH & OTHER languages)

Generator Safety AND


Disaster Preparedness for People with Disabilities

Personal Preparedness for People with Disabilities and Older Adults Links include: American Sign Language (ASL) videos, hurricanes, 30 Tips for Emergency Planning, disability specific i.e. blind, cognitive, medical conditions, mental health, children with special needs, etc. Also has evacuation planning and sheltering in place. Some of the information is in Spanish and other languages. Some information in accessible formats.

Disaster Preparedness Resource Centers and Tips for People with Disabilities and (IN SPANISH) and

Ten Things People with Disabilities need to Consider in an Emergency (IN SPANISH)

Disaster Preparedness Resources for People with Specific Disabilities (includes information for older adults too) Also (has information on specific disabilities and ages including children and older adults.)

Disaster Preparedness for Persons who are deaf-blind (This is good for people without a disability)

Disaster Preparedness for Older Adults (SPANISH & OTHER)

Disaster Preparedness Tips for People with Service Animals Text only link information available in different languages.

Evacuation Tips and Resources for People with Disabilities Also (IN SPANISH)

Disaster Planning and People with Disabilities Information for people living with disabilities, emergency planners. Includes information in other languages, picture aids and more.

General Disaster Emergency Planning Tips, Information, Resources

General disaster/emergency planning (SPANISH & OTHERS) and (IN SPANISH) Also (IN SPANISH & OTHERS)

Disaster Planning Tip Sheets Has tips on planning for: floods, hurricane, power outages, winter storms. Information in Spanish. Information for: adults, children, older adults, teens.

Disaster and Emergency Preparedness information and resources

Capital Area Public Health Network Not all disability specific. Information also for children, educators, businesses and more.


Disaster Specific Tips

Website for children

Other Disaster Planning Links including links for: people with disabilities, families, agencies, general public and more

Possible General Shelter information Website and iPhone app.

SILC Contact Information:
Paula Ninivaggi
Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC)
c/o Governor’s Commission on Disability
57 Regional Drive
Concord, NH 03301
1-800-852-3405 ext. 0476


The information contained within this page is for informational purposes. Use local information to better prepare for emergencies in your area. For more information about hazards in your area contact your local public health or emergency management office. This is for information purposes only.  Inclusion is not endorsement of or recommendation by the New Hampshire Statewide Independent Living Council (NHSILC). Resources identified are not inclusive and omissions are not intentional. NHSILC is not responsible for any errors, omissions, etc. The views, policies, and opinions do not necessarily reflect those of the NHSILC. Information is subject to change and become outdated. NHSILC disclaims any implied warranty or representation about its accuracy or completeness. It is up to the user to make decisions regarding appropriateness. NHSILC is not liable or responsible for any claim, loss or damage resulting from the use of agencies, information, resources, services listed. NH SILC does not endorse any health/wellness treatments or services. In addition, it is not the intention of NH SILC to provide specific medical, psychiatric, dietary and or physical activity advice. The information and resources are not a substitute for medical care and health care professionals and providers. Consult a health care provider for health, medical, nutrition, physical activity, psychiatric concerns, conditions, questions.


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