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Hurricane Season: Emergency and Disaster Planning

Hurricane emergency planning

Hurricanes can be a devastating force of destruction. Damage repairs often cost millions of dollars, and that’s just the beginning. Individuals who experience hurricanes often face physical harm or mental and emotional trauma. While we can’t stop the storm from coming, we can be prepared when it hits. We’ve compiled several resources to help you prepare for, anticipate and proactively engage with the effects of emergencies and disasters.

Resources for Coping with a Disaster or Traumatic Event

CDC

Hurricanes and other natural disasters do more than physical damage. Many individuals who face the realities of these events experience trauma, anxiety and loss of connection. In addition, the impact and type of care needed ranges from children to first-responders. View these resources by the Center for Disease Control to guide care for those coping with disaster and traumatic events.

Emergency Preparedness for Older Adults

CDC

Natural disasters and other emergencies can be especially difficult for older adults, many of whom may have physical problems or cognitive impairment. For both older individuals and their home care in Boise, it’s important to have a plan in place with the necessary materials to make it happen. Read more about the CDC’s recommendations on emergency preparedness for older adults.

Emergency Preparedness for Older Adults

CDC

Natural disasters and other emergencies can be especially difficult for older adults, many of whom may have physical problems or cognitive impairment. For both older individuals and their caregivers, it’s important to have a plan in place with the necessary materials to make it happen. Read more about the CDC’s recommendations on emergency preparedness for older adults.

CPE Course: Emergency/Disaster Plan for Food and Dining Services

Becky Dorner & Associates

The key to surviving during and after a disaster is advance planning. This CPE course will help you better understand emergency regulations, give you practical steps for safe food storage and consumption during a disaster and guide you in crafting an emergency preparedness plan for your organization.

Free Emergency and Pandemic Meal Plans

Becky Dorner & Associates

Having a plan can be just as important as having the needed resources, especially during an emergency situation. To help, we’ve designed several meal plans that are adaptable to your specific needs. View our selection of emergency and pandemic related meal plans.

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