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National Council on Disability Monthly Bulletin for August 2009
Date:8/19/2009

target='_new' href="http://www.citizencorps.gov/nccp/" target="_new">2009 National Conference on Community Preparedness--The Power of Citizen Corps at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City Hotel in Arlington, VA. NCD Vice Chairperson Pat Pound discussed the report's findings and recommendations during a breakout session.

NCD will continue its rollout of this important report with additional releases by Pat Pound on September 23 at the Wireless Emergency Communications State of Technology Conference at Georgia Tech Research Institute Conference Center in Atlanta, GA, and on September 29 by NCD Chairperson John R. Vaughn at the enAbled in Emergencies Conference at the Hilton Philadelphia Airport in Pennsylvania.

NCD's report offers information and advice to assist all levels of government in their work to establish evidence-based policies, programs, and practices across the life cycle of disasters.

Additional information about people with disabilities and emergency management can be found at NCD's Lessons Learned page and in NCD's 2005 report, Saving Lives: Including People with Disabilities in Emergency Planning.

National Summit on Disability Policy 2010

On August 5, NCD launched the new Web page for the National Summit on Disability Policy 2010 (http://www.neweditions.net/ncd2010/index.html), which will take place July 26-27, 2010, at the Renaissance Washingto
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