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Saving Lives: Including People with Disabilities in Emergency Planning

Friday, April 15, 2005
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April 15, 2005

SCOPE AND PURPOSE:

This report provides an overview of steps the Federal Government should take to build a solid and resilient infrastructure that will enable the government to include the diverse populations of people with disabilities in emergency preparedness, disaster relief, and homeland security programs. This infrastructure would incorporate access to technology, physical plants, programs, and communications. It also would include procurement and emergency programs and services.

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