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  • Fires, Disasters & Emergencies

    Comments to the FCC on Accessible Emergency Alert Systems

    May 12, 2022

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) put out a notice of proposed rule-making and a notice of inquiry to collect comments on how to make emergency alert systems (EAS) more accessible for persons who are Deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind. NDRN echoed the comments of the National Association of…

  • Fires, Disasters & Emergencies

    Fire Safety Showcase

    March 17, 2022

    P&A grantees discuss their efforts to protect the rights, safety and dignity of people with disabilities throughout fire-related emergencies.

  • Fires, Disasters & Emergencies

    Introducing Sunstorm Stories

    March 16, 2022

    This upcoming project will continue our efforts to prioritize the pandemic experiences of people of color with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities.

  • ADA & Civil Rights

    NDRN Thanks Congress for Introduction of Emergency Management Legislation to Accommodate People with Disabilities

    September 1, 2021

    The bills introduced were the Real Emergency Access for Aging and Disability Inclusion for Disasters Act and the Disability Relief Medicaid Act.

  • Fires, Disasters & Emergencies

    NDRN Thanks Senator Bob Casey for Introducing REAADI Act and DRMA

    August 25, 2021

    These acts sets up several requirements for state and federal government programs to ensure that people with disabilities have full access to all services during man-made and natural disasters.