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)
New Hampshire (NH) Specific
Shelter information: Should NH and the Red Cross determine that shelters are needed, the list will be posted at http://www.wmur.com. The list is not posted until the shelter system is actually activated.
New Hampshire Information Line call 211 or http://www.211nh.org
NH News channel http://www.wmur.com/index.html
New Hampshire Specific Resources http://www.nh.gov/readynh
Contact: 603-223-3641 and http://www.nh.gov/safety/divisions/hsem/
Contact: (603) 271-2231, (800) 852-3792,
TTY/TDD Relay Services (800) 735-2964, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Red Cross Chapters http://www.redcross.org/email/map/map.html#NH
Contact: 1-800-733-2767) or 1-800-257-7575 (Spanish)
Ways to find information and stay connected http://www.nh.gov/readynh/connect/index.htm
Manchester/ Southern NH www.manchesternh.gov/emergency 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 http://www.healthfinder.gov/news/newsstory.aspx?Docid=656215&source=govdelivery.
National Hurricane Center-Hurricane Preparedness http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/HAW2/english/disaster_prevention.shtml (in Spanish);
General Pre-Disaster To Do List http://www.wavy.com/generic/weather/hurricane/hurricane_to_do_list
General Hurricane Supply List http://www.wmur.com/weather/28973008/detail.html
General Storm Surge and Flooding Tips http://www.wavy.com/dpp/weather/hurricane/Storm-Surge-and-Flooding-Tips
(in Spanish & other languages)
RED CROSS HURRICANE SAFETY LIST
http://www.redcross.org/portal/site/en/menuitem.86f46a12f382290517a8f210b80f78a0/?vgnextoid=fbb5e821cbdf9110VgnVCM1000002bf3870aRCRD (in Spanish), http://www.onestorm.org/default.aspx?ReturnUrl=/OnePlan/
HURRICANE DISASTER SUPPLY KIT
http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/HAW2/english/prepare/supply_kit.shtml (in Spanish)
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS HURRICANE RESPONSE AND RECOVERY
What to do When the Power is Out http://www.emergency.cdc.gov/disasters/poweroutage/needtoknow.asp (SPANISH & OTHER languages)
Power Outage Checklist http://www.redcross.org/www-files/Documents/pdf/Preparedness/PowerOutage.pdf
Power Outages Tips http://www.emergency.cdc.gov/disasters/poweroutage (SPANISH & OTHER languages)
Recipes with Shopping List for When the Power Is Out http://www.getreadyforflu.org/clocksstocks/stockpilingrecipes.pdf
Protecting Yourself from Electrical Hazards http://www.emergency.cdc.gov/disasters/electrical.asp (SPANISH & OTHER languages)
Generator Safety http://www.redcross.org/portal/site/en/menuitem.d229a5f06620c6052b1ecfbf43181aa0/?vgnextoid=6d39bf0d90dae110VgnVCM10000089f0870aRCRD&vgnextfmt=default AND http://emergency.cdc.gov/disasters/elecgenerators.asp
FOOD SAFETY- http://www.fda.gov/Food/FoodSafety/default.htm
Disaster Preparedness for People with Disabilities
Personal Preparedness for People with Disabilities and Older Adults https://www.disability.gov/emergency_preparedness/personal_preparedness/home. 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 http://www.disabilitypreparedness.gov/ppp/index.htm and http://www.redcross.org/portal/site/en/menuitem.d8aaecf214c576bf971e4cfe43181aa0/?vgnextoid=25920c45f663b110VgnVCM10000089f0870aRCRD&vgnextfmt=default (IN SPANISH) and http://www.nod.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Feature.showFeature&FeatureID=1539
Ten Things People with Disabilities need to Consider in an Emergency http://www.easterseals.com/site/PageServer?pagename=ntl_safety_first_key_consider (IN SPANISH)
Disaster Preparedness Resources for People with Specific Disabilities http://www.disabilitypreparedness.gov/ppp/disabil.htm (includes information for older adults too) Also http://www.disability.gov/emergency_preparedness/personal_preparedness/supplies (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) http://www.aadb.org/information/emergency_preparation/emerg_plan.html
Disaster Preparedness for Older Adults http://www.ready.gov/america/getakit/seniors.html (SPANISH & OTHER)
Disaster Preparedness Tips for People with Service Animals http://www.redcross.org/museum/prepare_org/disabilities/animaltips.htm Text only link http://www.redcross.org/museum/prepare_org/text/indexTX.htm information available in different languages.
Evacuation Tips and Resources for People with Disabilities http://www.cdihp.org/evacuation/toc.html Also http://www.easterseals.com/site/PageServer?pagename=ntl_safety_first_tips (IN SPANISH)
Disaster Planning and People with Disabilities https://www.samhsa.gov/disaster-preparedness 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 http://www.bt.cdc.gov/preparedness (SPANISH & OTHERS) and http://www.redcross.org/portal/site/en/menuitem.86f46a12f382290517a8f210b80f78a0/?vgnextoid=92d51a53f1c37110VgnVCM1000003481a10aRCRD&vgnextfmt=default (IN SPANISH) Also
http://www.ready.gov/america/makeaplan/index.html (IN SPANISH & OTHERS)
Disaster Planning Tip Sheets http://www.getreadyforflu.org/new_pg_facts.htm 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
http://www.capitalareaphn.org/initiatives/public Not all disability specific. Information also for children, educators, businesses and more.
Sheltering in Place http://emergency.cdc.gov/preparedness/shelter (AVAILABLE IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES)
Disaster Specific Tips http://www.disabilitypreparedness.gov/ppp/disaster.htm
Website for children http://www.ready.gov/kids/
Other Disaster Planning Links including links for: people with disabilities, families, agencies, general public and more http://www.silcnh.org/links.php?op=viewlink&cid=36
Possible General Shelter information http://redcrosschat.org/2011/02/22/theres-an-app-for-that-shelter-view/. Website and iPhone app.
SILC Contact Information:
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.