A settlement reached in protracted litigation that was punctuated and defined by Hurricane Sandy will provide better evacuation and sheltering for the disabled during major storms and other disasters, city officials and advocates said Wednesday.

In September 2011, advocates filed suit in the Southern District charging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act, (ADA) in the wake of Hurricane Irene a month earlier.

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