SCDD’s “Run, Fight, Hide” – Active Shooter Guide for People with Disabilities

by | Jan 24, 2023 | Accessibility, Education, Emergency, Spanish

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SCDD – Active Shooter Guide for People with Disabilities

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American Red Cross – Disaster Safety for People with Disabilities:

Cal OES: Planning & Preparedness Branch develops and maintains state-level emergency plans and planning guidance for state and local agencies.

Disability Disaster Access & Resources Directory: For people that rely on power to operatelife-sustaining medical devices your local independent living center may be able to assist you with costs associated with: Accessible transportation, short-term housing support during the public safety power shutoff, or a loaner back-up battery system.

Disaster Distress Helpline – 1-800-985-5990: An around-the-clock, toll-free, multilingual, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people experiencing emotional distress related to natural and human-made emergencies.

Earthquake Country Alliance: Includes an 8-page preparedness guide and videos for people with disabilities and other access or functional needs.

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·     Spanish document:

Emergency Power Planning for People Who Use Electricity and Battery-Dependent Assistive Technology and Medical Devices:

Fire Safety Outreach Materials for People with Disabilities:

Listos California – Disaster preparedness resources for every situation in multiple languages:

Medical Baseline Program – an assistance program for residential customers who have special energy needs due to qualifying medical conditions. The program includes two different kinds of help: A lower rate on your monthly energy bill and extra notifications in advance of a Public Safety Power Shutoff. Contact your utility for more details:

·     PGE

·     SCE

·     Southern California Gas Company

·     SDG&E is a helpful source to help you create the following:

·     A fillable family communication plan:

·     How to build an emergency kit:

·     Get Tech Ready:

Rx Open is an online, interactive map of pharmacies that are open during or following an emergency or natural disaster in their area.