The 2012 Illinois Emergency Management preparedness campaign is kicking off with tips for persons with disabilities. Each month, IEMA highlights a different way people need to prepare themselves for an emergency. For January, spokesperson Patti Thompson says they want to make sure those with special needs are ready.
A free guide is available online, as well as other tips such as making sure your pets are taken care of in an emergency. You can find all of that information by clicking here: www.ready.illinois.gov