Key findings and opportunities
Help older adults prepare for disasters
On June 8, 2023, FEMA Director Criswell announced the 2023 National Preparedness Month campaign would focus on preparing older adults for disasters. The 2023 National Household Survey on Disaster Preparedness provides preparedness data about older adults that emergency managers can use to strengthen their own community’s efforts to help older adults prepare.
The 2023 National Household Survey on Disaster Preparedness includes similar preparedness data for many other groups as well, including:
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