PiDS News Stay up to date with the Partnership. Zend_Feed_Writer 2 (http://framework.zend.com) http://disasterstrategies.org/index.php/news Integrating Disability Into Emergency Management: A Blueprint for Saving Lives

Beyond the Rhetoric – Making it Real Integrating Disability Into Emergency Management – A Blueprint to Saving Lives in the Community: 2018 Annual Conference on Independent Living National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) July 22, 2018, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. with Christy Dunaway; Todd Holloway; Vance Taylor; June Kailes; and Marcie Roth ]]>
Sun, 22 Jul 2018 20:27:00 +0000 http://disasterstrategies.org/index.php/news/integrating-disability-emergency-management-blueprint-saving-lives http://disasterstrategies.org/index.php/news/integrating-disability-emergency-management-blueprint-saving-lives 0
Partnership releases 2017-2018 After Action Report

Getting It Wrong: An Indictment with a Blueprint for Getting It Right Disability Rights, Obligations and Responsibilities Before, During and After Disasters Edition 1; May 2018 This After Action Report is an unvarnished account of the devastation from poor planning and failed execution throughout the 2017- 2018 disasters as reported by people with disabilities and allies with first-hand knowledge. The report also documents promising and good practices that can be refined, customized and replicated. Most importantly, it contains recommendations for “getting it right” before the next disasters strike. Authors: Marcie Roth June Isaacson Kailes Melissa Marshall, J.D.]]>
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Getting it Right 2018 National Inclusive Disaster Strategies Conference

The focus of Getting it Right is on expanding our shared commitment to achieving and maintaining disability inclusive whole community emergency preparedness, community resilience, response, recovery and mitigation before, during and after disasters.]]>
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The Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies Update

The Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies (the Partnership) and Portlight Inclusive Disaster Strategies (Portlight) have continued our active support for disaster impacted individuals and communities throughout the catastrophic storms and fires of late summer and fall.]]>
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Update: Portlight Responds to Hurricanes Maria, Irma and Harvey

We Need Your Continued Support! Greetings to our friends, supporters and everyone impacted by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria over the past 33 days.]]>
Sat, 30 Sep 2017 15:38:00 +0000 http://disasterstrategies.org/index.php/news/update-portlight-responds-hurricanes-maria-irma-and-harvey http://disasterstrategies.org/index.php/news/update-portlight-responds-hurricanes-maria-irma-and-harvey 0
Update: Portlight Responds to Hurricanes Irma, Harvey and Now Maria

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Update: Portlight Responds to Hurricane Harvey and Prepares for Hurricane Irma

Thanks to your generous support over the past ten days, Portlight Strategies and the Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies have assisted thousands of hurricane Harvey survivors with disabilities, their families and good people trying to help in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and the catastrophic flooding that followed. ]]>
Wed, 06 Sep 2017 20:18:00 +0000 http://disasterstrategies.org/index.php/news/update-portlight-responds-hurricane-harvey-and-prepares-hurricane-irma http://disasterstrategies.org/index.php/news/update-portlight-responds-hurricane-harvey-and-prepares-hurricane-irma 0
UPDATE: Responding to Hurricane Harvey and Catastrophic Flooding

Hurricane Harvey has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but has stalled over the Metro Houston area, bringing as much as 23 inches of rain in the 24 hour period between early evening Saturday and early Sunday evening.]]>
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25 Commandments for Disability Inclusion and Universal Accessibility Before, During and After Disasters

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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:18:00 +0000 http://disasterstrategies.org/index.php/news/25-commandments-disability-inclusion-and-universal-accessibility-during-and-after-disasters http://disasterstrategies.org/index.php/news/25-commandments-disability-inclusion-and-universal-accessibility-during-and-after-disasters 0
Partnership Update June 2nd, 2017

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The Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies Joins Global Stakeholder Group of Persons with Disabilities to Submit Official Statement at UN Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction

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Mon, 22 May 2017 17:00:00 +0000 http://disasterstrategies.org/index.php/news/pids-joins-global-stakeholder-group-persons-disa http://disasterstrategies.org/index.php/news/pids-joins-global-stakeholder-group-persons-disa 0
The Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies Meets in Washington, DC with Partners From Around the Globe

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Fri, 10 Mar 2017 17:00:00 +0000 http://disasterstrategies.org/index.php/news/partnership-inclusive-disaster-strategies-meets-washingto http://disasterstrategies.org/index.php/news/partnership-inclusive-disaster-strategies-meets-washingto 0
September 20th 2016

The Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies, a clearinghouse for information and a community organizing resource on the needs of people with disabilities within disaster planning, has been announced.]]>
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October 4th, 2016

NOW is the time to prepare east coasters! Check your emergency kit supplies. Full your car with gas. Make sure you enough food and water to last you and your family for 3 days. Figure out where you will go if you need to evacuate and leave early. Don't forget about your pets! Check on you neighbors and have them check on you. Hurricane Matthew has the potential to cause major damage and should not be taken lightly.]]>
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:22:00 +0000 http://disasterstrategies.org/index.php/news/october-4-2016 http://disasterstrategies.org/index.php/news/october-4-2016 0