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Guidelines for planning a barrier-free environment : a practical manual to improve physical accessibility in Afghanistan

March 2005

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This practical manual provides a set of guidelines for planning a barrier-free environment in Afghanistan. Based upon international standards for accessibility, details are provided about anthropometrics and dimension, urban design consideration, architectural design consideration, and transport. This guide is useful for people interested in planning barrier-free environments

The comprehensive national disability policy in Afghanistan : submitted to Minister of Martyrs and Disabled Kabul

October 2003

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In August 2003 the government of Afghanistan gathered a group of experts, government officials, and national and international NGOs to develop a disability policy for Afghanistan. The result reflects the complex situation of Afghanistan which is devastated by civil war, extreme religious movements, drug production and poverty. This policy is the attempt to mainstream disability into all aspects of Afghan society and life. The document briefly describes the situation in Afghanistan, sets it into the national and international context and outlines the major policy issues. It will be of interest to NGOs and researchers.

Background papers : analysis of evaluation reports of six CBR projects

October 2002

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This report presents an analysis of evaluation reports from six CBR projects in six countries through a number of standard key elements. The key elements used for reviewing the different evaluation reports have been grouped together in four categories: national policy & legislation; referral services; general aspects of CBR; and, participation. This resource is useful for anyone interested in CBR evaluations
Reviewing CBR, International Consultation


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