“Working with the Disability Community: A Citizen Corps Toolkit for Collaboration” Topic: Disaster Preparedness Working with Community members with Disabilities. Citizen Corps Mission. To have everyone in America participate in making themselves , our communities , and our nation safer.
A Citizen Corps Toolkit for Collaboration”
Topic: Disaster Preparedness
Working with Community members with Disabilities
To have everyone in America participate in making themselves, our communities, and our nation safer
Rural or Urban Dweller
Person with or without Disabilities
Person who speaks a language other than English
Person of means
Low Income Person
Person who uses sign language to communicate with othersWho Does ALL Include?
Everyonecan be involved!
In 95% of all emergencies,
bystanders or victims themselves are the first to provide
emergency assistance or
to perform a rescue
Los Angeles Fire Department
National Citizen Corps Council
Individuals with Disabilities
State Citizen Corps Councils
Tribal/Local Citizen Corps Councils
Providing Citizen Corps Council members and other Volunteers with information on how to getEVERYONEinvolved in disaster preparedness planning - to the best of their personal ability.
Especially people with disabilities.
“Community Preparedness Planning: Inclusion of People with Disabilities”
“Issues that Impact People with Disabilities”
for Disaster Preparedness Training”
The collective research is provided however,
we need Your input!
Your input via Survey completion, one to one interviews or focus groups is desired.
Our websiteincludes preparedness materials,information on programs and affiliates, and a listing of all Councils statewide.
Contact us at:http://www.nvsc.ne.gov
Nebraska Volunteer Service Commission Peter Cales
PO Box 98927 Training and Disability Officer
Lincoln, NE 68509 (402) 471-6228