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It has been proven that people with disabilities are normally excluded from all those that are conventionally considered as the phases of the disaster risk management cycle. In the analysis phase, people with disabilities are invisible and are not part of the planning processes. In the reduction phase, people with disabilities are effectively excluded from the warning and alarm systems, emergency plans and training processes. In the response phase, the information and communication systems are inadequate; their specific needs are not considered in the evacuation processes and temporary shelters do not usually present minimum accessibility conditions. Finally, in the recovery phase, people with disabilities are excluded from decision-making and their particular needs are ignored.



Don't participate in the decision-making nor the planning of community processes.



Of the inquired people say they don't have a a personal preparation plan in case of disaster.



Would evacuate immediately without problems and 6% would not be able at all.


From 20% to 38%.

Would be able to evacuate if they had enough time.