Plans Look to Leave No Wheelchair Behind

March 2005
Fire Chief;Mar2005, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p18
Trade Publication
Focuses on Nobody Left Behind Project that will lead to a national model that can prevent death and injury for the disabled population in future disasters. Factor in the importance of this project; Procedure used for a study that determined whether disaster plans and emergency response systems met the needs of the mobility impaired; Findings which suggest that emergency managers still do not have a good handle on where people with disabilities are and how do they find ways to rescue and then accommodate them when they get to a place of safety.


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