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Tips for Evacuating Vulnerable Populations

Florida Division of Emergency Management

January 1, 2015

This resource provides tip sheets for first responders on how to assist and assess the needs of vulnerable populations in emergency evacuations. It includes communication techniques and sample questions to consider when reaching out to diverse groups. Populations include seniors, people with mobile disabilities, people with sensory disabilities, mothers and newborns, people with mental illnesses, and people with service animals.




Tips for Evacuating Vulnerable Populations