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Emergency Preparedness

People with disabilities face challenges during emergency situations. Lack of access can lead to death. AAPD works with partners to promote emergency preparedness and to encourage emergency managers to work directly with the disability community and other groups with similar functional needs.

Steps to take to prepare for emergencies.

AAPD Report to CEPIN-TDI on Emergency Awareness & Outreach Activities January 2008 to October 2010

See also AAPD partner: Community Emergency Preparedness Information Network

AAPD Talks with FEMA on Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS)

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