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Disaster plan ruling for NYC - Dream Catchers - How it applies to the ADA

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Tonights show is very Important to all people every where with disabilities because it has Major implications for the saftey of everyone living with any where in the USA and beyond!

A year after Super storm Sandy stranded many New Yorkers without

power for days, a federal judge has ruled that New York City's

emergency plans violate the Americans with Disabilities Act. Those

shortcomings, the judge found, leave almost 900,000 residents in

danger, and many say the ruling could have implications for local

governments across the country.

Shortly before Sandy hit the East Coast last October, New York Mayor

Michael Bloomberg addressed a nervous city, urging people in the

most flood-prone areas to evacuate. "We have a plan to keep you and

New Yorkers safe," he said. "If you follow that plan, we'll get through

this storm just fine." But that plan didn't work for everyone. In the chaotic days after the

storm, stories emerged of people trapped in darkened high-rises,

struggling to survive. With Les Paul the Dream Catcher on Brain Injury Survivors Network, Stay Informed and this will be a series of programs!

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