Article 11

Situations of risk and humanitarian emergencies

This article focuses on situations of risk and humanitarian emergency. It states that all necessary measures shall be taken to ensure the protection and safety of persons with disabilities in situations of risk, including: armed conflict; humanitarian emergencies; and, natural disasters.

Examples of CRPD Article 11 good practice case studies are available on the Making it Work Good Practice database  To view these good practices, click on the following link: Article 11 Situations of risk and humanitarian emergencies

The key lists below highlight important documents and resources from Source that are particularly relevant to Article 11 of the CRPD.