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.
AAPD Report to CEPIN-TDI on Emergency Awareness & Outreach Activities January 2008 to October 2010
See also AAPD partner: Community Emergency Preparedness Information Network
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