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Disabled people aware of disaster attitude

Posted by Philip on 27 September 2010, 6:15 pm in , , , ,

Safety is all about being aware and prepared for what you would do if something unexpected happened, a safety consultant told a group of disabled people and community leaders in Auckland on Saturday.

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Concern that disabled people could suffer more in a disaster

Posted by Philip on 21 September 2010, 5:50 pm in , , , ,

Disabled people, elderly people – even children – are needlessly vulnerable and could suffer unnecessarily in a disaster because they are not ready to act in an emergency. Civil Defence may not be ready to support them, says Diversityworks Trust, which will host a workshop to help people plan to survive in the event of a disaster.

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