Emergency Preparedness

The American Association on Health and Disability has been a leader in the emergency preparedness and disaster response field for people with disabilities. AAHD staff Co-Chaired the National Consortium on Emergency Response and Disaster Preparedness with partners from the University of New Mexico and University of Kansas. AAHD was a member of the Interagency Coordinating Council Public Sector Subcommittee of the Department of Homeland Security, the American Nurse’s Association Expert Panel on Disaster Preparedness, the Consortium on Citizens with Disabilities on Emergency Management and the Montgomery County Special Needs Task Force.

  • AAHD Staff invited to present at Institute of Medicine Committee on Prepositioned Medical Countermeasures for the Public
  • AAHD Invited to Join Medical Countermeasure Public Engagement Initiative (HHS) (ASPR) (OPP)
  • AAHD staff appointed to National Biodefense Science Board (HHS)

We invite you to preview the following documents that AAHD and our partners have developed: