Join us for a discussion about emergency preparedness for persons with disabilities

Published on
February 6, 2024
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Join the City of Ottawa for a virtual discussion on emergency preparedness for persons with disabilities on Tuesday, February 13 from 1 to 3 pm. The City’s Office of Emergency Management, Accessibility Office and Ottawa Public Health will provide information and resources with a focus on key emergency preparedness considerations for those living with disabilities.

The second portion of the session will be a discussion to learn about the needs, perspectives, concerns and questions shared by attendees, as well as explore opportunities for further collaboration.

Please register for the event online by 4 pm on Monday, February 12.

To promote the inclusion of all participants, the following supports are in place for the event:

  • American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Langue des signes québécoise (LSQ)
  • Continuous real-time captioning in English and French
  • Simultaneous French translation

When registering, please let us know if you require any additional disability-related accommodations to participate.

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