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ADA National Network Learning Session: FEMA Perspective on Emergency Management, COVID-19 and People with Disabilities

Thursday, August 13, 2020
2:30 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. EST

Cost: Free

Format: Webinar

Where: Online/Web-based

Sponsored By:

Webinar Series: Inclusive Emergency Management and Preparedness
from the Pacific ADA Center, member of the ADA National Network


This session will provide an overview of FEMA’s roles and responsibilities in the midst of COVID-19, how FEMA continued to serve people with disabilities during that response, and how we continued to plan and prepare for the 2020 natural disaster season in the midst of the pandemic.

Learning objectives:

  • Learn more about FEMA’s role in the COVID-19 response.
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of federal, state and local governments and NGOs in the COVID-19 response.
  • Discuss essential emergency management functions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Presenter: Linda Mastandrea is the Director of FEMA’s Office of Disability Integration and Coordination.


Deadline to Register - August 12, 2020

To register, go to choose the website address link below.

These 90-minute webinars are delivered by the Pacific ADA Center using the Zoom webinar platform. All sessions will be captioned, recorded and archived. This program is delivered via both webinar platform and via telephone (additional charges may apply). Real-time captioning is available via the webinar platform.

To view all of the webinar sessions or to see previous sessions, go to

Contact For More Information:

Pacific ADA Center
Phone: 510-285-5600 (v/tty)
Web: Webinar Series: Inclusive Emergency Management and Preparedness

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