The Right to be Rescued
Audio Described | Closed Captioned
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About the film
On the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina chances are good you won’t hear about the enormous impact this disaster had on people with disabilities. So, we went to New Orleans and asked people with disabilities what happened. The answer was simple and sad: There was no plan to rescue them. During Katrina, people with disabilities were denied the right to be rescued. It’s time for change, and you can help. You can use this video to create change for future disaster planning. Show it to your local city council, your county government, or the person who handles evacuations at your school or business.
Host a screening!
Screenings are a great way to bring people together and spark discussions on various topics and issues that impact the lives and inclusion of people with disabilities. Screenings are great for university and college curriculum, community meetings and conferences.
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