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​Listen for information on how to develop and maintain an emergency communications plan and disaster supplies kit. Daniel Fagbuyi, MD, FAAP offers tips on planning your own in-home emergency medical and survival kit. Families of children with special needs should be ready and have these supplies on hand if needed!

Dr. Fagbuyi is the Medical Director of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC.

Segment 1: Disaster Preparedness for Families with Special Needs Children


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