What it’s like to experience a bushfire evacuation while living with a disability

In the end, Gaele Sobott felt she’d be better off at home than at the evacuation centre. Gaele, who lives with muscular dystrophy and uses a mobility scooter, was visiting her parents in the New South Wales town of Moruya when a nearby bushfire sparked advice to evacuate last week.

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Topics:
Accessibility, Access, Inclusion, Aged care and older people

Author:
SBS News

Date published:
Wed 8th Jan, 2020