Almost half of Grenfell fire deaths were Disabled people and children – Disability Rights UK

Fifteen of the 37 Disabled residents and 17 of the 67 children living in Grenfell Tower died in the fire that killed 72 people in total, according to evidence shared in the latest phase of the Inquiry.

Fazilet Hadi, DR UK Head of Policy said: “Just read those figures again – almost half of those people who died in the Grenfell Tower fire were Disabled people or children. 41% of Disabled people who lived in the Tower died that night. A quarter of all the children who lived in the Tower died that night.

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