Brooklyn Center For Independence Of The Disabled
Thursday, November 07, 2013
A federal judge has ruled that New York City is not adequately prepared to evacuate disabled residents during emergencies, a problem that came to the forefront during Sandy and Irene.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
By Robert Lewis : Reporter, WNYC News
Think we learned something from all those Sandy stories of disabled people trapped in high-rises struggling to survive? Think again.
Disability rights groups are suing New York City in Federal Court saying the city's emergency plans are discriminatory and violate federal laws. A ruling could come any day now.