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Summarizes literature about Deaf people in Haiti. Explains the situation of Deaf people during natural disasters. Makes recommendations.
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Summarizes literature about Deaf people in Haiti. Explains the situation of Deaf people during natural disasters. Makes recommendations for improving laws and empowering Deaf people.

The author, Emmanuel Jacq, wrote this paper as part of a certificate program in disaster management with the Red Cross/Red Crescent Learning Network. He completed the course between 2015 and 2016.

The article is difficult to access for people using screen reading software. Most images do not use alternative tags to describe them for people who cannot see. Web links are not labeled to say where they go.

The same author also produced a video that summarizes the situation of Deaf people in Haiti after an earthquake. The video posted in 2010, while Emmanuel Jacq was a French Embassy Official. The video has subtitles in English.

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