Digital Media Toolkit | Bring Down Barriers
Some people face barriers to evacuating during an #emergency. They can include not owning a vehicle or having easy access to public transportation. Learn how volunteer organizations like @evacuteer work to #BringDownBarriers to evacuations: https://blogs.cdc.gov/publichealthmatters/2017/09/the-power-of-us/ #PrepYourHealth
Some people may not own or have access to a personal vehicle during an evacuation. Plan ahead for an evacuation if you rely on public transportation, paratransit, or ridesharing to get around. Identify some ways to get to safety in case of an emergency:
- Plan to carpool with neighbors.
- Look into city-assisted evacuation if you have medical or special transportation needs.
- Call your local non-emergency police phone number for more information on services in your area.