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Effective Emergency Management: Making Improvements for Communities and People with Disabilities

This report discusses the unique challenges that people with disabilities face during disaster-threat situations. It examines studies of preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation efforts to assess the extent to which national policy is moving towards improving the capacity to protect those at significant risk during disaster-threat situations. The report also makes practical, policy, and research recommendations that aim to maintain policy goals geared towards helping people with disabilities.

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