Accommodating People with Disabilities in Disasters: A Reference Guide to Federal Law (PDF)

August 31, 2007

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In August of 2007, the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released a new reference guide outlining legal requirements and standards relating to access for people with disabilities. The guide is a first in a series of disability- related guidelines to be produced by FEMA for disaster preparedness, response planners, and service providers at all levels.

The 27 page PDF of the Guide may be accessed here.