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Emergency Preparedness: Addressing the Needs of People With Disabilities

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This report presents recommendations from a national consensus conference on how first responders, emergency managers in all levels of government, and communities can incorporate the needs of people with disabilities into emergency preparedness and response.

The document includes recommendations related to disaster communication and children with special health care needs and mental health needs. [Authors: Markenson, D., Fuller, E. J., and Redlener, I. E.]

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Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, National Center for Disaster Preparedness