The Americans with Disabilities Act and Emergency Preparedness and Response

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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are 54.4 million individuals with disabilities in the United States. The challenges faced by these individuals, and their civil rights to inclusion in disaster preparedness and response, have received increased attention after September 11, Hurricane Katrina, and other disasters. This report briefly discusses this issue, including the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006.

Creator(s): Jones, Nancy Lee
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: December 29, 2010
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Jones, Nancy Lee

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: December 29, 2010
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Description:

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are 54.4 million individuals with disabilities in the United States. The challenges faced by these individuals, and their civil rights to inclusion in disaster preparedness and response, have received increased attention after September 11, Hurricane Katrina, and other disasters. This report briefly discusses this issue, including the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006.

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8 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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