ABSTRACT

Avoiding Disasters for the Special Needs Population   [open pdf - 336KB]

This presentation addresses effective planning, response, and recovery for the special needs population consistent with Federal civil rights laws. The special needs population is defined and civil rights laws that apply to persons with special needs in an emergency are explained. This presentation also discusses strategies that the emergency preparedness community can use to address the needs of persons with special needs, and what is currently being done to assist persons with special needs in an emergency.

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2009-10-25?
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Public Domain
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Lessons Learned Information Sharing (LLIS)
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pdf
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