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Vulnerable Populations

Capacity-Building Toolkit for including Aging & Disability Networks in Emergency Planning (DHHS, ASPR, NACCHO - 2019)
The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) published a toolkit to address vulnerable populations in Emergency Planning.  The primary audience for “Capacity-Building Toolkit for Including Aging & Disability Networks in Emergency Planning” is organizations within aging and disability networks.  In addition, emergency managers and public health officials will find the information helpful.  The toolkit includes readiness assessments, creating plans, general preparedness, federal requirements, determining the size of the population needing support, communication and transportation considerations, and Americans with Disabilities Act compliance in sheltering.