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Emergency Preparedness and Wheelchair Safety in Extreme Wet Weaher

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Weather and Wheelchairs

What kind of effect does the weather have on wheelchair users? If you are disabled, the weather has a major influence on your daily life.In extreme wet weather conditions for wheelchair users being prepared in advance is crucial and safety above all else is even more important.

For tips on Emergency Preparadness for individuals with disabilities visit the followinng sites:

Office of Disability Integration Coordination Emergency Prepareness

Disability.gov Emergency Preparadness 

Basic Emergency Supply Kit


Wet weather can also cause major damages and become a safety haazzard, especially when powerchairs are involved. Cjeck out the following links for powerwheelchair safety.