DO YOU HAVE A PERSONAL DISASTER PLAN?
Should a disaster occur in your community will you:
An emergency can strike without warning and require the movement of residents to a safer location.
Pasquotank-Camden-Elizabeth City’s Multi-Hazard Plan includes planning for the needs of our Special Needs citizens. A Special Needs Registry is available for residents that may need assistance with evacuation or may need a welfare check following a disaster.
If you have no place to go during an emergency and have a disability or require assistance due to the following conditions such as:
Then, You Need to Register!
The Special Needs Registry is Voluntary and Strictly Confidental
It will be used by Emergency Personnel to check your welfare and/or assist in relocation during emergency situations. In addition, your basic medical history is entered into the 911 database and should an emergency call be received from your home telephone the telecommunicators will be able to provide potential lifesaving information to the responding emergency agency.
It is Important that You Register Now - Even if you plan to shelter with family or friends it is important that you register now so that Emergency Personnel will be able to notify you of emergency evacuations and assist you during times of emergencies should your plans or conditions change.
Whatever your limitations you need to be ready. An evacuation kit containing basic items should be prepared.
When Preparing Your Evacuation Kit Consider The Following Items :
If you evacuate, also remember to take with you any specialized equipment; such as:
To become a part of the Pasquotank-Camden Special Needs Registry call 252-335-4444.