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The Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Guidelines on the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action (2019) set out four ‘must do’ actions to identify and respond to the needs and rights of persons with disabilities. This study investigates how humanitarian organizations implement the four ‘must do’ actions in South Sudan. It shows that mainstream and inclusion-focused organizations actively promote their implementation to make disability inclusion an integral part of humanitarian action, investing heavily in capacity-building and awareness-raising at all levels of the response. Nevertheless, serious gaps and challenges to disability inclusion remain.
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Cross-cutting; attitudinal barriers; Development/ Humanitarian; disability and development; Disability and community; capacity building; Disability and social diversity; persons with disabilities; Global picture; disability indicators and data; Inclusion; empowerment; inclusion and mainstreaming; participation