The National Commission on Disability (NCD) participated in a Post-Project Assessment that was facilitated by the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) on February 14th, 2018.
The assessment was done at the Fort Ordnance Primary school where retro-fitting, enhancement and equipping works were done; so as to use the school as an emergency shelter to mitigate flood risk in the Ordnance Fortland area.
The structural and environmental conditions of the school and its immediate environs were the components of assessment. Further, categories included Physical Structure & Spacing, Safety and Security and Health, Sanitation and Hygiene.
Required recommendations were provided such as making toilets accessible for wheel chair users, adjustments to dining table for wheel chair users, wid-ening of walkway to toilets; among others.
The Commission team at this assessment were; Beverly Pile-Executive Secretary, Avonel Corrica– Advocacy & Communication Officer, Hilton Morris— Commissioner, and Simone Poole—Receptionist Clerk.