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    • #11163
      Dagmar Munn

      Are you and your caregiver/family prepared if a disaster strikes? Weather, fire, flood, power-outages and other emergency situations are even more of a challenge when living with ALS.

      This checklist from the MDA is a good resource: Preparing for Emergencies: A Checklist for People with Neuromuscular Disease.

      How have you prepared for these types of emergencies? Have you already experienced any and have advice for others?

    • #11196
      Kim Belden

      I’ve had to evacuate Florida twice for hurricanes. First one I drove myself to Orlando. Second one a friend and I drove to Atlanta. Just can say my SUV was full and that was without any ALS equipment.

      I moved to a concrete and steel condo so it’ll have to be a bad one for me to go again.

      I have paperwork that I’m supposed to submit to the fire department and power company.

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      Dagmar Munn

      Wow – – two evacuations!  Those are good tips; especially providing information to the fire department and power company.

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