Meeting the Needs of Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer and Intersex
Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response. (2023). Meeting the Needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex (LGBTQI+) Individuals During Disasters and Emergencies.
FEMA’s 2020 annual National Preparedness Report identified communities of color, single parents, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people as being at the highest risk or more severely impacted during disasters. The information and resources included on this web page can help emergency planners and shelter providers create a more inclusive environment after a disaster occurs. The webpage also includes information on disaster preparedness for individuals.