Disability Rights North Carolina

North Carolina’s federally mandated Protection and Advocacy (P&A) system. 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization.
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Primary geographic focus: North Carolina
Organization type(s): Provider
Lists: P&A


News Story

Hurricane Florence evacuees with disabilities endured unsafe, ‘disrespectful’ conditions, report says

Lynn Bonner
News & Observer (Raleigh, NC)
February 5, 2019
The state set up a special medical shelter in an old building during Hurricane Florence in a section of Goldsboro at risk for flooding, a new report says.


People With Disabilities Hit Hardest By Storms, Say Advocates

Jason Debruyn
WUNC (Chapel Hill)
April 30, 2019
In a disaster, children and adults with disabilities are two to four times more likely to be injured or die.

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