Humanitarian Relief

Fact Sheets

Christian Blind Mission (CBM)
Field Accountability Briefing Two: Disaster Response and Disabled Access

University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Tips for First Responders

World Health Organisation (WHO)
Disasters, Disability and Rehabilitation (2005)

Handbooks

Academy for Disaster Management Education Planning and Training (ADEPT)
Disaster Psychological Response: Handbook for Community Counsellor Trainers (2005)

American Red Cross
Disaster Preparedness for People with Disabilities

Christian Blind Mission (CBM)
Looking with a Disability Lens at the Disaster Caused by the Tsunami in South-East Asia
Barabara Oosters (2005)

Helpage International
Older People in Disasters and Humanitarian Crises: Guidelines for Best Practice (2005)

Oxfam with Action on Disability and Development
Disability, Equality, and Human Rights: A Training Manual for Development and Humanitarian Organizations
Alison Harris with Sue Enfield (2003)

Nobody Left Behind
Have posters on Individual and Community Disaster Preparedness for and by Persons with Mobility Limitations.

Why and How to Include People with Disabilities in Your Emergency Planning Process?
June Isaacson Kailes (2005)

World Bank
Mental Health and Conflict
Social Development Notes (2003)

Reports

American Red Cross
Advances in Disaster Mental Health and Psychological Support (2006)

Disability Knowledge and Research (Disability KaR)
Disability in Conflict and Emergency Situations: Focus on Tsunami-affected Areas (2005)

GAO
Disaster Preparedness Preliminary Observations on the Evaluation of Vulnerable Populations due to Hurricanes and Other Disasters (2006)

Handicap International
How to Include Disability Issues in Disaster Management: Following Floods 2004 in Bangladesh (2005)

International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC)
Disability and Conflict (2000)

International Disability Rights Monitor
Disability and Early Tsunami Relief Efforts in India, Indonesia and Thailand (2005)

National Council on Disability
Saving Lives: Including People with Disabilities in Emergency Planning (2005)

Nobody Left Behind
Nobody Left Behind (NLB): Preparedness for Persons with Mobility Impairment (2007)

World Bank
Mental Health and Conflicts: Conceptual Framework and Approaches
Florence Baingana, Ian Bannon and Rachel Thomas (2005)

Links

American Red Cross
Centre for International Mental Health
Handicap International
Health and Human Rights info
Humanitarian Accountability Partnership
Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
International Committee of the Red Cross
Landmine Survivors Network
National Organization on Disability
Nobody Left Behind

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