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Special Needs Populations in Disaster Response

Broadcast Date: September 11, 2008
(1 hour, 30 minutes)

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Program Overview

In wake of recent natural disasters, agencies all over the country are revising their emergency response plans. A new push for personal preparedness is also underway across the nation so it seems with all of the preparing going on, no one should be left behind or uncertain of what to do when it comes to being prepared for an emergency. But it turns out there is one part of the population that emergency personnel are still learning about when it comes to disaster response – and that’s those with special needs.

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Target Audience

Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers, Administrators, Emergency Medical Response providers, Health Care providers, Disaster Management Personnel, community leaders, Government Officials.

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None for this program.

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334-206-5618 or email ALPHTN