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Public Meeting: April 20, 2023

National Advisory Committee on Individuals with Disabilities and Disasters (NACIDD)




Join NACIDD members to discuss, finalize, and vote on an initial set of recommendations to the HHS Secretary and ASPR regarding challenges, opportunities, and priorities for national public health and medical preparedness, response, and recovery, specific to the needs people with disabilities in disasters.


Register to Address the NACIDD

The NACIDD is inviting key stakeholder groups to address the committee and share their ideas on issues related to meeting the specific health needs of people with disabilities during and after disasters and emergencies.  We are especially interested in hearing comments from representatives of academia, professional groups, advocacy organizations, or U.S. state, tribal, territorial, or local governments.



  • Request Deadline: April 13, 2023

  • Key Stakeholder Groups: Individuals who are involved in or represent academic institutions, professional groups, advocacy organizations, or state, tribal, territorial, or local governments.

  • Time Limit: To ensure that the NACIDD has the opportunity to hear multiple perspectives from our stakeholders, we are limiting comments to 5 minutes per speaker or group.

  • How to Apply: Please send your request to present before the committee to NACIDD@hhs.gov and include the name of the speaker, organization, and a full explanation of the intended comments. Presentations that contain material with a commercial bias, advertising, marketing, or solicitations will not be allowed.
  • Presentation Format: Speakers may send slides ahead of time, but those slides will not be broadcast to the public. Each speaker will have audio only. Captioning and sign language interpreters will be provided for this event.

Email NACIDD

Stakeholders can also submit questions or comments to NACIDD ahead of the meeting by sending an email to NACIDD@hhs.gov, which board members will consider during the meeting as time allows.​​