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
Track: Emergency Preparedness/Business Continuity
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?