Vulnerable Populations

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It is very important for community members with specific needs, that their care givers and family members prepare for disasters. Generally, the same public preparedness messages apply, but may require additional focus on the specific needs.

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Do the County’s size and limited amount of first responders, there will never be enough manpower to respond to all needs during a catastrophic event. That is why it is important that families, and businesses who have vulnerable population patrons ensure they assist them in disaster planning. Below are some resources to assist with this:

  • Hurricane Preparedness Guide for Parents with Access and Functional Needs Children (although we don’t have Hurricanes there are some great examples in this video on disaster planning for families)

 http://www.drc-group.com/project/jitt-pafnc.html