Tag: Disasters And Emergencies

Hurricane Season Starts June 1st

Friday, May 31, 2013

As soon as school is out, hurricane season is in!

Visit our Disaster and Emergency Planning webpage for a refresher. We have videos…

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Tropical Storm Debby and Accessible Shelter

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Tropical storm Debby affected several areas of Florida, forcing many to seek emergency assistance. Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) generally requires…

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Ready to be Ready?

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Visit our fully revised and updated Disaster and Emergency Planning Disability Topic page for video and resources as well as legal information about shelter accessibility,…

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Refill Medications Early Before a Hurricane or Emergency

Monday, August 22, 2011

Florida law requires insurance companies to refill medications early for hurricane evacuation

Disability Rights Florida, Florida’s protection and advocacy system, offers the following advice…

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It’s Hurricane Season: Are You Prepared?

Friday, June 03, 2011

A disaster can strike at any time - sometimes without warning! It is important for every Floridian, especially citizens with disabilities and other special needs,…

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