Evacuation

Evacuation Resources

Federal Emergency Management Agency
Evacuating Yourself and Your Family
This website offers families guidance on planning for an evacuation.

Florida Department of Health
Hospital Emergency Evacuation Toolkit
This document, produced by the Florida Department of Health, to provide a planning guide for hospital evacuations and includes pediatric considerations including a review of available pediatric evacuation equipment.

Illinois Emergency Medical Services for Children
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Evacuation Guidelines
Evacuation of an NICU is a high risk activity and requires a carefully planned approach due to the fragile medical condition of these infants, the various medical technology/devices they depend upon for survival, and the overall surge capacity/transfer pattern in managing an increase in NICU patients.  These guidelines were developed through the Illinois EMSC program to assist in ensuring a statewide consistent approach to this process.

U.S. Department of State
Evacuation Considerations for Families with School-Age Children
This site provides considerations for families to assist during an evacuation and includes planning guides for single parents and checklists for before, during and after an evacuation.