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Earthquake Preparedness Information for People with Disabilities
This report is for local governments and org. that

 
Our Price: $15.00
By Paul J. Flores (ed)
Year: 1985
Pages: 16
Binding Paperback

Product Code: 1437901875

Description
 
This report is for local governments and org. that work with people with disabilities. It provides content, language and dissemination guidelines. The primary focus is on mobility, visual and hearing impairments, but the report has applications to others with special needs in emergencies. Describes the cultural myths, condescending language, and heightened vulnerabilities often associated with this target audience. What should be done before and during a major earthquake is described for each of the major physical disabilities. Preferred language and dissemination strategies are recommended, including specific examples of each. Key recommendations: suggested emergency supplies, ways of recruiting assistance and self-help measures.

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