VIDEO: A Disaster Waiting to Happen

Disasters do occur all the time, from hurricanes, earthquakes, shootings, and many more.  Whenever there is a disaster, we hardly hear disabled individuals mentioned as to whether they were injured or safely escaped.

This is what sparked a flame for Paul Tshuma to look into the measures taken to evacuate individuals with disabilities in case there is a fire in a building.

Informational Guides

Emergency Preparedness (Disability Alliance BC)

Planning for safety:  Evacuating people who need assistance in an emergency (Government of Canada)

An ADA Guide for Local Governments:  Making Community Emergency Preparedness and Response Programs Accessible to People with Disabilities (

Active Shooter Awareness Guide (Cal OES)

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