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Emergency Preparedness

May 24, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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DRP’s series of fact sheets on the Rights of People with Disabilities in an Emergency include: 1) Evacuation Plan Inclusion and Accessibility; 2) Effective Notification and Communication for People with Disabilities; 3) Access to Shelter and Temporary Housing; and 4) Access to Healthcare, Social Services, and Recovery Services.
DRP is hosting a webinar on May 24th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon that will cover the legal rights of people with disabilities in emergency situations, including topics addressed in DRP Emergency fact sheets.  Participants will also receive practical advice about how they can educate themselves about emergency preparedness plans in their community and advocate to address any shortcomings


Disability Rights Pennsylvania