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Sheltering people affected by disasters is a key component of emergency management and response. Shelters provide temporary protection and refuge during and immediately after an emergency or hazard.

2010 Statewide Emergency Shelter Plan
Florida Division of Emergency Management

Guidance on Planning for Integration of Functional Needs Support Services in General Population Shelters [PDF–7.3M]
Federal Emergency Management Agency

FEMA’s Functional Needs Support Services Guidance
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services