Hard of Hearing in Emergencies
October 5, 2014
FEMA Media Library Preparedness
Thomas H. Heist Insurance Agency employee of 14 years, Annmarie Buraczeski, also a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) member discusses (via interpreter) her experience during Superstorm Sandy and shares her recommendations of how to be prepared in an emergency.
Dealing with Emergencies with Hearing Loss
The Resiliency of the Disabled: What Homeland Security Can Learn From People With Disabilities
In this Viewpoints segment, Angela English the executive director for Texas Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities discusses how most of us will have a disability or experience a disability at some point in our lives. Angela English suggests that this is simply a part of the human experience. In this segment, we learn how emergency managers and homeland security officials can gain a great deal of relevant knowledge about resiliency from people who have disabilities. Angela English discusses her organization's disability stakeholder workgroups, which develop recovery, mitigation, repatriation strategies, as well as outreach and preparedness, integration services, and grant programs in relation to people with disabilities.
Disabilities in Emergencies
American Abilities Television NetworkTM | PEOPLE WITH HEARING LOSS
This month on American Abilities, we learn what people with hearing loss can do in the event of a natural diaster.
According to the Governor's Office in state of Maryland "The risk of injury or death because of a disaster is increasing. It is no longer enough to react to a disaster once it has happened. “Emergency preparedness” involves planning for disaster before it occurs. We will have the latest tips on keeping safe and alert.
In our Career Spotlight this month high school kids learn about possible careers in science, biology and the environment.
Did you know Asthma affects nearly 12 million people? Did you also know severe cases could lead to hearing loss? We will explain.
And you will meet a young women who suddenly lost her hearing. She talks about how it changed her life forever.
Join us Sundays 10AM on CW-16 and for more information go to americanabilitiestv.com American Abilities Television Network, your original media source for hearing health.