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Emergency Preparedness

Home » Public Health & Safety»Emergency Preparedness  Public Health emergencies can arise anywhere. Natural, technological, and human-caused disasters can impact Montana at any time. Public health hazards in Montana may result from communicable disease outbreaks, food and water contamination, chemical spills, wildland fires and smoke, drought, flooding, earthquakes, tornadoes, and avalanches. As part of the DPHHS Communicable…

Pacific ADA Center – Emergency Preparedness Publications & Resources

The Pacific ADA Center produces webinars, tip sheets, and podcasts to clarify disability and ADA issues in emergency preparedness and management. In addition, listed below are national, regional, and local resources and publications related to disability and emergency preparedness. Legal Briefs4 Steps to Emergency Preparedness for AllThis document will guide you on 4 steps to prepare…

Disaster Preparedness for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Alzheimer’s Caregiving People with Alzheimer’s disease can be especially vulnerable during disasters such as severe weather, fires, floods, earthquakes, and other emergency situations. It is important for caregivers to have a disaster plan that includes the special needs of people with Alzheimer’s, whose impairments in memory and reasoning severely limit their ability to act appropriately…