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Emergency Preparedness Initiative: Guide on the Special Needs of People with Disabilities for Emergency Managers, Planners and Responders

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This guide offers information and suggestions to help emergency managers, planners, and responders include individuals with disabilities in disaster planning and preparedness, response, and recovery.
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The guide identifies different types of disabilities and presents ideas for communicating effectively with individuals with disabilities and the disability community, involving people with disabilities in disaster planning and preparedness, and evacuation planning for people with disabilities.
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National Organization on Disability (NOD)