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Hurricane Katrina and Disability: News and Resources

News and Commentary

  • The National Council on Disability Outlines Short-Term and Long-Term Needs to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Marcie Roth, executive director of the National Spinal Cord Injury Association, was interviewed on the online radio program Newsweek On Air on Sept. 25.
  • Marta Russell, author of Beyond Ramps: Disability at the End of the Social Contract, wrote the following, published in ZNet Commentary on Sept. 25.

Resources

DFN Publications

Web Sites with Katrina-Specific Information

  • National Organization on Disability (NOD)
    www.nod.org
  • National Organization on Disability
    Disaster & Disability: Katrina’s Impact
  • June Isaacson Kailes
    www.jik.com/disaster.html
  • National Council on Disability
    List of search results for Katrina-related queries
  • Disability Preparedness Center
    www.disabilitypreparedness.com/
  • Independent Living Research Utilization (ILRU)
    www.ilru.org
  • KatrinaDisability Web site
    http://katrinadisability.info/
  • National Council on Independent Living
    www.ncil.org/news/2005/katrina.html
  • Office on Disability, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    www.hhs.gov/emergency/hurricane.html
  • American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)
    www.aapd-dc.org

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