Easy Read: After a Hurricane

Satellite image of a hurricane

This Hurricane Florence recovery project was funded in part by grants from the American Red Cross and the Center for Disaster Philanthropy.

Emergency Supply Checklist – Winter Preparedness

Emergency supplies gathered to create a kit, including a backpack, first aid kit, batteries, water and a mask.

Return to DRNC’s “Winter preparedness for people with disabilities” fact sheet. If you have diabetes, you may want to also view this Disaster Preparedness Plan from the Diabetes Disaster Response […]

Are Your Documents Secure?

Three large binders full of documents

Are your documents secure? This checklist provides information to help people with disabilities, children, the elderly and care givers collect important documents you might need in the face of an […]

What is FEMA?

FEMA helps people recover from a natural disaster, including COVID-19. Learn more about FEMA’s services and how to apply for help,, including help paying for COVID-related funerals.

Assistance Animals in Emergency Shelters

Guide and assistance dog stands next to owner and ramp

Introduction In the event of a disaster, you might need to evacuate. But what about your assistance animal in an emergency shelter? Can you bring your animal with you?  The […]