Community emergency plans should address needs of all citizens

Blog Post created by mikehazell Employee on Nov 15, 2013

Allan Fraser, senior building code specialist for NFPA, talks about the need for communities to be proactive about the creation of emergency plans that include the participation of people with disabilities. Allan was a featured speaker at NFPA's Backyards & Beyond conference on November 14. He said that 20% of American have disabilities that may affect their ability to act quickly during an emergency. Read more about his presentation. You can also learn about NFPA's free resources on fire safety for people with disabilities.


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