The Impact of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on People with Disabilities: A Look Back and Remaining Challenges | NCD.gov

The Impact of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on People with Disabilities: A Look Back and Remaining Challenges

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Lex Frieden, Chairperson
August 3, 2006

 

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Synopsis
Introduction 
Scope 
The Population of People with Disabilities Affected by the Hurricanes 
Evacuation and Rescue 
Emergency Alerts and Communication 
Emergency Transportation 
Evacuation of Institutions, e.g., Nursing Homes and Hospitals 
Emergency Mass Shelter and Food 
Disaster Recovery and Rebuilding 
Short-term Housing, e.g. Apartments and Trailers 
Long-term Housing 
Employment 
Education 
Healthcare 
Recommendations for Emergency Preparedness 
Administration 
Congress 
Communities and City [...]

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