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Disability, displacement and public health : a vision for Haiti


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This article "highlights the situation of people with disabilities displaced by natural disasters, with a particular focus on Haiti which on January 12, 2010 was hit by a catastrophic earthquake of magnitude seven on the Richter scale. The article explores the opportunity for developing a series of best practices with regards to displaced people with disabilities in Haiti - practices that might be applicable to other natural disasters in the future"
Canadian Journal of Public Health, Vol 102, No 2

Final report|Support to UNHCR and the protection cluster working group : internally displaced persons with disabilities

LENTZ, Kirsten L

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This report presents information to "enrich the overall understanding of the protection risks and needs of internally displaced persons (IDP) with disabilities as well as the steps required to enhance the response of UNHCR and the PCWG partners for IDP with disabilities." The report outlines specific expected outputs and performance targets at both the global and field levels to support the inclusion of IDP with disabilities. This report would be of interest to agencies, organisations, policy makers and practitioners who work with IDPs with disabilities


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