Abandonment: Brainstorming the Possible What-Ifs of Disaster Planning with Disabled People
Abandonment: Brainstorming the Possible What-Ifs of Disaster Planning with Disabled People is a valuable source of condensed information for various types of organizations, families, and caregivers to utilize in becoming better prepared to fine-tune emergency response plans for assisting people with disabilities during catastrophic events. Most importantly, the book will help to prevent caregivers from leaving their jobs during disasters.The book examines how to become better prepared. The book posesquestions, forcing the reader to dig deeper during the planning process—looking at scenarios ahead of time that are typically uncomfortableto examine. This will help developers build more efficient plans andtherefore train caregivers more thoroughly. In general, the book reviewsbasics on various disaster threats, and how to prevent abandonmenton the job. Disabled people have rights during disasters that need tobe advocated for—caregivers need to be educated about this, and more.
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