Preparing for Emergencies: Guide for Refugees

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Abstract:

This 16-page booklet educates people about preparing for emergencies in the United States. It introduces people to kinds of disasters that can occur, outlines U.S. practices around emergencies, and explains what to do during them and how to be prepared. The document includes blank spaces where people can enter medical information for each family member, and important names and phone numbers. It contains lists of supplies to include in an emergency kit for the home and to go, special items for babies and young children, and important documents. It contains check boxes to help people assess their level of preparedness. The document discusses what to do if a family member is injured, and provides tips for taking care of the home and preventing carbon monoxide poisoning.

The English version is in sequential order when viewed on the website. The translated booklets appear out of order when viewed on-screen, but will be in order when printed out using these instructions from ORR.

Author(s):
Administration for Children and Families, Office of Refugee Resettlement
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
Company review
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Population:
N/A
Keywords:
Carbon monoxide poisoning, Disasters, Emergencies, Refugees
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
10/28/2013
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