Emergency Planning

Family Disaster Plan

A family disaster plan is a document that outlines how to prepare your family to face an emergency. Please use the link (below in red) to view/ download the family preparedness plan, courtesy of MCEMA/FEMA and the Red Cross.

Make A Plan

Disability/Special Needs Disaster Plan

A special needs/disability disaster plan is a document that outlines caring for a special needs person or a person with disabilities in an emergency. Click on the links (below in red) to view/ download the FEMA/ American Red Cross Individuals with Disabilities or Special Needs Preparedness Plan.

FEMA Individuals with Disabilities

Red Cross Special Needs Emergency Preparedness

Business Disaster Plan

A Business Disaster Plan is a document that assists business and industry in planning for disaster, including the safety of employees and protection of corporate assets.

Please click on the links (below in red) to view/download the FEMA/NEMA/IAEM/NFPA 1600 Disaster/Emergency Management and Business Continuity Program. This is the most widely referenced business plan and emergency management guideline in the U.S.

The 2019 version is available for purchase at NFPA.org

Business Continuity Plan

School Disaster Plan

All school districts, colleges, and Universities have disaster plans specific to their District. However, after Katrina in 2005 (and the tornado outbreak across AL in March 2007), schools are reassessing their personalized plans.

Others who should have disaster plans

  • Apartment Complexes
  • Day Care/Pre-School
  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Hospitals
  • Places of Worship

Check with these organizations to see if they have a plan in place and request to review the plan. If a plan is not in place, templates are available through FEMA, The American Red Cross, and the healthcare accrediting agencies.