This literature review seeks to gain a better understanding of the particular challenges faced by people with intellectual disabilities and those with mental health issues in Palestine and the refugee settings in Lebanon. An overview of the Palestine and Lebanon contexts is presented. Mental health and intellectual disability in situations of risk and the disproportionate impacts are discussed. Access to and inclusion in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and humanitarian response are also discussed.
View webpage for full text
Disability and social diversity; functional limitation: cognitive/ intellectual; Research; literature review; Health; mental health; Development/ Humanitarian; disability and emergency; human disasters (war & conflict); inclusive disaster risk reduction; inclusive emergency preparedness and planning
Type of material