Based on its ongoing policy and research work in the area of homeland security, NCD identified a major gap in the government's knowledge base.That gap involves the availability and use of effective practices for community preparedness and response to the needs of people with disabilities in all types of disasters. Quigley, Director of External Affairs Julie Carroll, Senior Attorney Advisor Joan M. Brown, Staff Assistant Carla Nelson, Secretary The National Council on Disability expresses its deepest appreciation to Ms.In 2008, NCD began to review the spectrum of available studies and defined a set of best and promising practices for emergency management across the life cycle of disasters (preparedness, response, recovery, mitigation) and geographic areas (urban to rural locations). Durocher, Senior Attorney Advisor Lisa Grubb, Special Assistant, Coordinator of Administration Geraldine Drake Hawkins, Ph. Elizabeth Davis of EAD and Associates, LLC, and Dr.
President: The National Council on Disability (NCD) is pleased to submit this report, entitled .
NCD's purpose is to promote policies and practices that guarantee equal opportunity for all individuals with disabilities, regardless of the nature or severity of the disability, and to empower individuals with disabilities to achieve economic self-sufficiency, independent living, and integration into all aspects of society.
We stand ready to work with you and the members of your Administration to improve the nation's homeland security, emergency preparedness, and disaster relief policies, programs, and practices for all Americans. Vaughn Chairperson (The same letter of transmittal was sent to the President Pro Tempore of the U. To support this trend, this report assesses scientific studies of preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation efforts, and recommends practical, policy, and research initiatives that would maintain and expand this promising momentum.
The report is divided into three segments: NCD intends this report to be a compendium of knowledge about the challenges faced by people with disabilities in disaster situations.
Still, many emergency managers and people with disabilities remain unprepared for a disaster, in part because of the extra burden placed on minimal staff or the already difficult circumstances of many people with disabilities.
Further, despite mandates to do so, most disaster planning occurs without the consultation or participation of people with disabilities or disability organizations.
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This report calls for greater inclusion of these key stakeholders in all types of preparedness efforts to push forward the necessary work that must be done.