Creating Safe Communities: Local Governments Legal Duty to Accommodate People with Disabilities in Emergency Response

Local governments have a legal "duty to accommodate" people with disabilities in the provision of public services and programs. Our new booklet, looks at this responsibility in the context of emergency preparedness.

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Disability Alliance BC (formerly BC Coalition of People with Disabilities)
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health and safety, people with disabilities