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Ilinois Deaf/HOH Commission Disaster Preparedness Videos

Illinois Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission Releases Emergency Preparedness Videos

The Illinois Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission (IDHHC) has collaborated with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency to release a series of videos “Emergency Preparedness: Together We Prepare.” The videos are intended to instruct individuals and families on how to prepare for a natural disaster. All are shown in American Sign Language and have captions.

The video’s topics are:


Make a Plan

Get Trained

Build a Kit


Sheltering in Place

Going to a Shelter

Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities


Planning for Evacuation

What to do When You Are Told to Evacuate


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Emergency Preparedness