The state has no idea how many public buildings are prepared to accommodate people with disabilities and reduced mobility. The government will make a diagnosis within a year, but leaves the private ones out, writes Jornal de Notícias.
Since 2006, the State should have taken a periodic survey of the accessibility of public buildings to people with disabilities and reduced mobility, but has never done so. The entity that was responsible for this survey, the Directorate General of National Buildings and Monuments (DGEMN), was abolished six months after the publication of the diploma that required this removal and this responsibility has been forgotten, writes Jornal de Notícias this morning.
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