The mission of the Deaf Community Work Group is to educate the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (HOH) Community in emergency preparedness for all hazard emergencies, and assist community members in returning to their daily activities.
The vision of the Deaf Community Work Group is to empower the Deaf and HOH Community to develop emergency preparedness skills and be self-sustainable in emergency situations.
Work collaboratively with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community
Develop Emergency Preparedness information and educational materials for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Revise Communication Plan and Emergency Alert services
Conduct trainings for first responders on emergency response in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community