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The Storm After the Storm

Strong evidence that federal, state and local emergency management officials must take action to ensure the well-being of people with disabilities

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Conference 2019

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Join us for the 6th Annual Disability Advocacy Conference Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at the Durham Hilton Near Duke University Register Now Early Bird General Admission: $125  ($150 after March 31) Early Bird Attorney seeking CLE credit: $165 ($190 after… Continue Reading

The Storm After the Storm

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A report, The Storm after the Storm, issued by Disability Rights North Carolina, provides strong evidence that federal, state and local emergency management officials must act to ensure the well-being of people with disabilities during natural disasters. Analyzing the response… Continue Reading

Disaster, Displacement and Disability Forum

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A community forum on the Hurricane Florence disaster response and recovery efforts with a specific focus on disability* Disability Rights North Carolina (DRNC) worked in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence to monitor the status of people with disabilities in emergency… Continue Reading

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