The On Thin Ice Project acknowledges the work of other agencies and organizations who seek to improve accessibility and promote inclusive emergency planning.
Emergency Preparedness Links
We encourage those who are interested in learning more about inclusive emergency preparedness to explore the following links.
Government of Ontario, Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services. Emergency Preparedness Guide for People with Disabilities and/or Special Needs.
Government of Canada. (2013). Emergency Preparedness Guide for People with Disabilities/Special Needs.
Federal Emergency Management Agency. (2006). Prepare for emergencies now: information for people with disabilities.
HRSDC – Office for Disability Issues. Planning for Safety: evacuating people who need assistance in an emergency
National Organization on Disability/Emergency Preparedness Initiative. (2009). Functional Needs of People with Disabilities.
British Columbia Coalition of People with Disabilities. (2008). A road map to emergency planning for people with disabilities: for community organizations, first responders, government programs and other stakeholders. Retrieved from
Red Cross Canada