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AARP releases report on Lessons Learned for Protecting Older Persons in Disasters

Spurred in the wake of the tragedies endured by the elderly during Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the AARP conducted a report to address the needs of the elderly in a disaster.

Specifically the report addresses:
• Planning and communication
• Identifying needs
• Evacuation procedures
For the report:
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Also of interest is the US Senate Special Committee on Aging committee report entitled:
Preparing Early, Acting Quickly: Meeting the Needs of Older Americans During a Disaster.

For the report: