Leveling the Emergency Preparedness Playing Field

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Almost one in five people living in the United States has a disability. Therefore, there is not only an ethical need but also a practical demand for jurisdictions to invest in emergency preparedness initiatives that address the functional needs of people with disabilities.

The full article (in pdf form below) by CHHS Law & Policy Analyst Nishamarie Sherry and former CHHS Law & Policy Analyst Anne Marie Harkins appeared in the November/December 2011 edition of the Journal of Emergency Management.

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