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As per FEMA statistics, in the United States there are more than 53 million adults and 5 million children under age 15 with some type of disability related to transportation, work, or self-care. Twenty-eight million Americans have hearing loss; 500,000 are completely deaf. More than 8 million Americans have limited vision; 130,000 are totally blind. There are 1.5 million wheelchair users and an additional 4 million people who require mobility aids.
In Part III of Understanding NIMS, the student will review the impact different types of hazards may have on theses special needs populations.
1 : Overview of NIMS
2 : Emergency Challenges of Special Needs Groups
3 : Communications
4 : Hearing Disabilities
5 : Visual Disabilities
6 : The Elderly
7 : Mobility Impairments
8 : Evacuation of Special Needs Groups
9 : Sheltering
10 : Children