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NCD Funding Opportunity: Effective Communication re Emergencies

National Council on Disability Effective Communication Pre-Solicitation Notice

Effective Communication Before, During, and After Emergencies

The National Council on Disability is interested in evaluating effective communication for Americans with disabilities before, during, and after emergencies. Effective communication throughout all phases of emergency management (preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation) must be fully accessible to all people with disabilities. NCD will document successful practices and identify facilitators and barriers to providing effective emergency-related communication. A key piece of this research will include a thorough examination of the current state of affairs concerning the accessibility of emergency-related communication. This analysis must address all phases of emergency management and be cross-disability and demonstrate sensitivity to diversity matters/issues that can impact outreach and response. The research must include what is occurring in this area on both the national and state level. The estimated contract period is 10 months.

NCD will distribute its Effective Communication study Notice of Funding Opportunity to interested parties on February 8, 2012. NCD will expect interested parties to submit their responses by March 7, 2012. Copies of the Notice of Funding Opportunity will be available on and and may be requested by mail or picked up at NCD on or after the issue date of February 8, 2012.

For more information, contact Robyn Powell,, 1331 F Street, NW, Suite 850, Washington, D.C. 20004; 202 272-2004 or 202-272-2074 TTY.

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National Council on Disability

1331 F Street, NW, Suite 850

Washington, DC 20004

202-272-20004 Voice

202-272-2074 TTY

202-272-2022 Fax


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