Disability inclusion and disaster risk reduction: Overcoming barriers to progress

TWIGG, John
KETT, Maria
LOVELL, Emma
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Publication Date 
July 2018
12 p

This briefing note identifies five key challenges that need to be addressed in order to promote disability inclusion in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and humanitarian action, relating to evidence and data, contextual understanding, institutions and programmes, representation and discrimination. It highlights the importance of rights-based approaches, together with improved standards and indicators, in overcoming these challenges.

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