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Emergency & Disasters Issues

When disaster strikes, people need full access to emergency transportation and shelters, as well as relief and recovery services. Unfortunately, such assistance is not always available to people with disabilities, leaving them vulnerable.

Recent News

8/27/15

by Jordan Melograna

On the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina striking the Gulf Coast, many familiar phrases will briefly re-enter our daily lexicon: levees, the Superdome, Lower Ninth, FEMA trailers. And lots of anger and sadness and pain will return to millions of Gulf Coast residents who have largely tried to forget and move on.

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