The Research and Training Center on Independent Living, at the University of Kansas, is a proven leader in the research field of disaster preparedness and response for persons with disabilities. Meet the research team of Nobody Left Behind: Preparedness for Persons with Mobility Impairments.
Row: Michael H. Fox and Pam Willits
“A common theme emerging from 9/11 is there are virtually no empirical data on the safe and efficient evacuation of persons with disabilities in disaster planning.” - Glen W. White, PhD, Director of the Research and Training Center on Independent Living, University of Kansas
“While many emergency authorities have already recognized that if their bottom line is to save lives then all people’s needs must be accounted for, others are just now embarking on making that a reality in their planning efforts.” -Elizabeth Davis
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