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People with Disabilities, Older People at Risk after Hurricane Ida

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Occupants prepare to depart the Renaissance Place senior living apartments in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida on September 3, 2021, in New Orleans, Louisiana.  © 2021 Matt Slocum/AP Images Hurricane Ida made landfall in the southern US state of Louisiana last week, leaving thousands of people displaced and millions without power or access to other resources. Among those most at risk during the storm and in its aftermath have been people with disabilities and older people. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has found that people with…

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