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When Disaster Strikes: The Community Response To Deaf And Hard Of Hearing People

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In the aftermath of Hurricane Floyd, a North Carolina community realizes the necessity of communicating with deaf and hard of hearing persons in disastrous situations. Includes an introduction for emergency workers and others to deaf culture, information on captioning TV emergency warnings and strategies for effective communication with deaf and hard of hearing persons in these situations. Features members of the deaf community sharing terrifying experiences from Hurricane Floyd.

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