Emergency Management and People with Disabilities: Before, During and After   [open pdf - 128KB]

This congressional briefing held on November 10, 2005 was hosted by the National Council on Disability, the National Council on Independent Living, the National Organization on Disability, the National Spinal Cord Injury Association and the Paralyzed Veterans of America. The briefing discussed the response to disabled individuals before, during and after emergencies, and included remarks from Jim Ramstad, Co-Chair, Bipartisan Disabilities Caucus; James Langevin, Co-Chair, Bipartisan Disabilities Caucus; Lee Page, Associate Advocacy Director, Paralyzed Veterans of America; Hilary Styron, Director, Emergency Preparedness Initiative, National Organization on Disability; Marcie Roth, Executive Director/CEO, National Spinal Cord Injury Association; Claudia Gordon, Attorney Advisor, Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, U.S. Department of Homeland Security; John Lancaster, Executive Director, National Council on Independent Living; Natalia Mason, Interim Manager, Partner Services, American Red Cross; Patricia Pound, Vice Chair of the National Council on Disability; and Lee Page, Associate Advocacy Director, Paralyzed Veterans of America.

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