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Resources for Community Organizations and Leaders

During an emergency, normal services are often disrupted. Many of us may have difficultly receiving emergency information or responding. Persons with disabilities or medical conditions, handsseniors, children or persons speaking other languages may experience even greater difficulties. The following resources can help you, your family or your community organization prepare in advance of an emergency.

Resources for Specific Populations

Comprehensive websites, such as and are linked our main page.


- National Organization on Disability (NOD)

- National Resource Center on Advancing Emergency Preparedness for Culturally Diverse Communities. Searchable resources, translated materials.

- Strengthening the Strengtheners - A Toolkit for Congregations (Montgomery County, MD)

- Guide on the Special Needs of People with Disabilities for Emergency Managers, Planners and Responders (NOD)

- Emergency Response Planning for Child Care Providers (Montgomery County, MD)

- Michigan Schools Pandemic Planning Workbook & Online Toolkit for Educators (MDCH)

Health Information Translations

- Healthy Roads Media Materials in multiple languages.

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