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.
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 (ADA.gov)
Active Shooter Awareness Guide (Cal OES)