Emergency Preparedness


Wednesday, October 21, 2020
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time Zone

Description

Federal, state, local entities, and communities are increasingly developing emergency management and preparedness plans to handle disasters. Emergencies and disasters can be particularly concerning for people with disabilities. Successful outcomes for people with disabilities in disasters depend on how inclusive these plans are. This session will focus on key strategies and approaches at various levels (federal, state, and local) toward emergency management and preparedness and the inclusion of people with disabilities.

Continuing Education Recognition Available

Certificate Credit hours
ACTCP 1.5
Certificate of Attendance 1.5

Speakers:

Lewis E. Kraus, Co-Director , Pacific ADA Center

Questions for presenters:

1 Do any states have EOPs that include people with disabilities that they think is a good blueprint for others to follow? Looking for some common language

Session Questions

This session is accepting questions from registered users. After you have registered to participate in this session you can submit your questions on your Account Manager page. Please note: the number of questions will be limited and submissions will be closed well before the session starts to provide time to prepare answers.