Katrina highlights need for disability disaster planning
posted on November 1, 2005 - 9:47am
When Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast region in late August, she blew destruction equally upon all in her path. Yet those with disabilities endured additional challenges and dangers both during and after the storm.
Many people with disabilities faced more difficulty in evacuating, greater inconvenience — and in some cases life-threatening danger — because of the loss of electrical...