Emergency Preparedness

Older adults and people with disabilities are frequently overlooked during the disaster planning, response, and recovery process. Emergency management planning integrates older adults and people with disabilities of all ages - and their caregivers - into community emergency planning, response, and recovery.

ACL provides the following link with best practices to support the needs of older adults and people of all ages with disabilities during an emergency:

Emergency Services Departments in the Eight Counties of the Magic Valley:


American Red Cross of Idaho: