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The webinar will outline the American Red Cross Disability
Integration program that is rolled out across the US to Red Cross
regions and Divisions. Current disaster relief operational successes,
such as the video relay phone installations and sensory kit distribution
will be discussed along with the challenges that arise during relief
operations. Best practices, such as daily stakeholder calls and state
disability integration coordinators, will be discussed to assist the
audience to plan for disaster relief operations.
Describe the American Red Cross Disability Integration Program.
Learn current American Red Cross operational successes and challenges in disaster response
Discuss Best Practices as adopted by American Red Cross
Presenters: Mary Casey-Lockyer is currently the Senior Associate
for Disaster Health Services at the national headquarters of the
American Red Cross. For over seven years, she has fulfilled this role
for program development and continuous quality improvement for Disaster
Health Services at national headquarters and manages a cadre of 2,600+
Disaster Health Services volunteers. As a Disaster Health Services
manager/chief with the Red Cross, she has been on nineteen national
deployments, most recently to the Disaster Relief Operation in Saipan
and supporting other Red Cross Disaster Relief Operations from national
headquarters’ Disaster Operations Coordination Center (DOCC). She is
also supporting Red Cross long term recovery efforts in Puerto Rico and
the US Virgin Islands as a subject matter expert for community health.
Mary continues to act as the Red Cross liaison to the Secretary’s
Operation Center at the Department of Health and Human Services and
serves on the board of Healthcare Ready. Mary sits as the Red Cross
representative on the Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness
for Disasters and Emergencies at The National Academies of Science,
Engineering and Medicine. She has published many articles, most recently
“Disability Integration throughout the disaster cycle of prepare,
respond and recover” in the Journal of Business Continuity and Emergency
Planning, Spring 2017.