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Tennessee Disaster Support Network


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For Specific Demographic Groups


Animal Owners

Caregivers

Children

Faith-Based Communities


Speakers of Languages Other than English

Español (Spanish)

Deutsch (German)

Français (French)

کوردی (Kurdish)

中文 (Chinese)

العربية (Arabic)

한국어 (Korean)

Tiẽng Việt (Vietnamese)

Lao (Laotian)

हिन्दी (Hindi)

American Sign Language

  • Sign Language for Emergency Situations [PDF] (American Red Cross)

Senior Adults

Women (including Pregnant Women)

For Specific Disabilities and Special Needs Groups


General Information for Persons Living with Disabilities or Special Needs

Persons with Blindness or Visual Impairments

Persons with Chronic Disease including Diabetes

Persons with Cognitive and Developmental Disabilities

People who are Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, or Deaf-Blind

Persons with Mental Illness

Persons with Mobility Impairments

For Specific Practitioners


General Information for Practitioners

Shelter Planning

  • ADA Checklist for Emergency Shelters (Department of Justice)
  • Shelter In-Take Form for Special Needs [PDF] (Red Cross)
  • Emergency Shelters - database search (TN Disability Pathfinder)
  • Guidance on Planning for Integration of Functional Needs Support Services in General Population Shelters [PDF] (FEMA)

Evacuation Planning

Mental Health Planning

Training/Toolkits

For Specific Disasters


Concerns for All Disasters

Earthquakes

Extreme Heat

Fires

Floods

Hurricanes

Influenza/Pandemic Influenza

Landslides/Mudslides

Mold

  • Mold (FEMA)
  • Mold (TN Department of Health)
  • Mold Clean Up [PDF] - also in Spanish [PDF] (TN.gov)

Radiation

Tornados

  • Tornados (CDC)
  • Tornados (FEMA)
  • Disaster Food Stamps (SNAP) Questions and Answers for Tennessee Counties Affected by April Tornadoes [PDF] (TN.gov)

Winter Weather

For Specific Locations


Tennessee

Chattanooga

Jackson

Knoxville

Memphis

Nashville

Tri-Cities