TITLE

LOST IN OZ

AUTHOR(S)
Pearlman, Paula
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Ability Magazine;Jun/Jul2011, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the plight of people with disabilities in the U.S. in times of natural disasters and other emergencies. It decries the discrimination against such individuals in disaster relief plans, criticizing the government's lack of preparedness for this vulnerable sector. It cites the landmark ruling of a federal court in Los Angeles, California which found that the city violated the law for its failure to address the needs of residents with disabilities in its disaster plans.
ACCESSION #
82749227

 

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