How many first responders per pserson are there in this country?

Blog Post created by afraser Employee on Jun 16, 2015

The population of the United States is roughly 313 million people

There are approximately 2.7 million first responders


That's an average of 1 first responder to every 113 people and an average of 20 of those will be people with a disability.


Learn how to prepare yourself, family and friends for an evacuation. From a building fire, wildfire, hurricane or any disaster.


Tue, Jun 23, 2015 - 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

T09 Evacuation Planning for ALL--Not Just Some

Speaker: Allan Fraser, NFPA

Track: Emergency Preparedness/Business Continuity

Location: S503ab

Content Type: Best Practices


Prepared for the next evacuation? Have you considered the needs of everyone in your community? Whether your 'community' is a single floor, an entire building, a city, a county, or your whole state...20% of the population have disabilities, 12.8% are elderly, 20.2% are children under 14. That's more than 50% of your community who'll need help evacuating. Still think you're prepared?