Disability and disaster : victimhood and agency in earthquake risk reduction

Publication Date 
April 2002
28 p

This paper examines the relationship between disability and disaster. The definition of disability is explored, as well as implications for policy and practice in emergency management,. The need for the inclusion, partnership and participation of people with disabilities in disaster management and planning is highlighted. This paper is useful to anyone interested in disability and disasters

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