Disability Stakeholder Organizations Commemorate Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary
Washington, DC - The National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) and Portlight Strategies (Portlight), national disability stakeholder organizations, today issued the following statement commemorating the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina
To celebrate her July birthday, our friend, Jessica Katz, is raising money for Portlight. Read all about her current storm chasing trip, how the funds she raises will be used, and wish Jessica a happy birthday by making a donation in her honor!
We are a grassroots organization that relies on your generous donations to provide aid to those affected by natural disasters.
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When disaster strikes, we work with the disability community to identify and fulfill needs for shelter accessibility solutions, and replacement durable medical equipment.
Our conferences provide an informal environment where people with disabilities and emergency managers come together to foster inclusive disaster planning and fully accessible disaster services.