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  • Fires, Disasters & Emergencies

    NDRN thanks Congressmembers for their introduction of the Real Emergency Access for Aging and Disability Inclusion for Disasters (REAADI) Act

    April 24, 2023

    NDRN thanks Senators Casey, Congresswoman Dingell, Congressman Panetta, and several others for their important reintroduction of REAADI. This important piece of legislation will work to accommodate persons with disabilities during major disasters.

  • Fires, Disasters & Emergencies

    Equipped to Evacuate: Evacuation Chairs

    November 1, 2022

    The first in a new series focused on emergency evacuations for people with disabilities.

  • Fires, Disasters & Emergencies

    Fire Safety Resources for Students

    October 28, 2022

    These resources were developed by NDRN and the Center for Campus Fire Safety to help students with disabilities and prevent hazardous conditions

  • Fires, Disasters & Emergencies

    Responding to an NPRM on Airplane Evacuation Access

    September 20, 2022

    Airplane seats are known for being extremely small and narrow which already makes it difficult for persons with disabilities to board a plane. NDRN submitted comments explaining how this is amplified when a person with a disability must evacuate a plane in an emergency.

  • Fires, Disasters & Emergencies

    10 Standards for Inclusive Community Risk Reduction

    September 19, 2022

    This document is designed to support fire departments ensuring community engagement and promoting inclusive risk reduction strategies. 10 Standards for Inclusive Community Risk Reduction was built out of the 10 Standard Firefighting Orders referenced in the Incident Response Pocket Guide.