Online Resources for ESRD Emergency Preparedness / Disaster Management

Preparedness Web Sites

Prepare.org (The American Red Cross) - http://www.redcross.org/prepare/location/home-family
Basic disaster preparedness information

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Kidney Community Emergency Response Coalition - http://www.KCERcoalition.com

Federal Emergency Management Agency - http://www.ready.gov/are-you-ready-guide

Pandemic Planning Toolkit - http://www.pandemictoolkit.com

Protecting Your Home and Health: A Disaster Preparedness Guide - http://www.insure-net.com/protecting-your-home-and-health-a-disaster-preparedness-guide
General and specific disaster preparedness information, including floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, heat waves, wildfires, thunderstorms, and blizzards

The Renal Network - http://www.therenalnetwork.org/home/disasterplan.php


Preparedness Publications

Planning for Emergencies: A Guide for Dialysis Facilities [PDF] ~ An NKF publication designed to help facilities develop an individual plan for coping with a natural disaster or other emergency

Preparing for Emergencies: A Guide for People on Dialysis ~ A Dialysis Patient Guide [PDF]