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Community Partnerships Video Series

Emergency Preparedness for Persons with Access and Functional Needs

This video features: Nate Trull, Sue Wolf-Fordham, JD, and Patrick Gleason, MA, of the E.K. Shriver Center of the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Strong and meaningful partnerships between health professionals and communities with access and functional needs are key to successfully meeting the needs of all community members during a disaster. The above video illustrates exceptional examples of how health professionals and communities with access and functional needs are working together on disaster preparedness. Public health workers, first responders, nurses and physicians will find these videos of particular interest. 

 

It’s Empowering the Community: Blindness and Emergency Preparedness