Trump Signs Law Improving Disaster Planning For Those With Disabilities

Posted by on Jul 8, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on Trump Signs Law Improving Disaster Planning For Those With Disabilities

Source: Disability Scoop / by Michelle Diament | June 26, 2019

The federal government will be required to do more to consider the needs of people with disabilities when hurricanes, fires and other disasters strike under a new law signed by President Donald Trump.

The Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act, which was signed by the president this week, calls for the creation of a national advisory committee specifically focused on disaster planning for those with disabilities.