Hurricane Florence evacuees with disabilities endured unsafe, ‘disrespectful’ conditions, report says

February 5, 2019

News & Observer (February 5)

Hurricane Florence evacuees with disabilities endured unsafe, ‘disrespectful’ conditions, report says

Disability Rights’ report on how the state, FEMA, and Red Cross staff and volunteers treated people with disabilities seeking shelter during Hurricane Florence said that overall, emergency help for people with disabilities has improved since 2016, when rain from Hurricane Matthew flooded eastern counties.



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