Disability Inclusion in Disaster Risk Management Promising Practices and Opportunities for Enhanced Enhanced


This report emphasizes the importance of disability-inclusive disaster risk management, highlighting the disproportionate impact on the one billion people with disabilities during and after hazard events. The document stresses the need to address barriers and discrimination faced by individuals with various disabilities, advocating for inclusive practices throughout the DRM process. International policy frameworks, including the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and others, guide the effective implementation of disability-inclusive DRM. However, the report notes shortcomings in current DRM processes regarding disability inclusion and proposes a robust action plan, urging organizations like the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery and the World Bank to play a pivotal role in enhancing disability inclusion across their DRM activities.





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