People with disabilities are disproportionately affected in emergencies and experience particularly high rates of mortality in these contexts. To mark International Day for Disaster Reduction 2013, CBM, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the International Organization for Migration, the United Nations Children’s Fund, the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction and the World Health Organization release today a guidance note to highlight the needs of people with disabilities before, during and after emergencies.

Download: Disability and emergency risk management for health

Publication date: 09/05/2013

Document status: Final

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Document data

National Societies
IFRC
Countries
Global
Themes
Disability
Document type
Guidance note
Format
PDF