The Reality behind Katrina

The Washington Post interviewed a Gallaudet student who was affected by Katrina as well as two employees who discuss emergency preparedness and awareness. Lisa Fabstein, a spokeswoman for Washington, D.C.’s Metro, said it best: “But right now if people need to evacuate, realistically, deaf passengers would just follow others out.” That’s what I do when in alone such situations (getting off an airplane and doing a fire drill, for example).