New Guidelines for Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action

Posted on November 19th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Disaster, November 19 2019 The guidelines set out essential actions that humanitarian actors must take in order to effectively identify and respond to the needs and rights of persons with disabilities who are most at risk of being left behind in humanitarian settings. The recommended actions in each chapter place persons with disabilities at the […]

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Hawaii Nonprofits Engaging in Emergency Preparedness for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities

Posted on November 5th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Americas, Disaster, November 5 2019 HAWAII: Hawaii nonprofits are distributing water jugs to seniors and homebound individuals across the state as part of efforts to ramp up emergency preparedness. The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency worked with county agencies to provide the 2 1/2 gallon collapsible jugs to vulnerable residents. The effort is funded by a $30,000 federal […]

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Central Americans with Disabilities in Tijuana (Mexico)  

Posted on January 4th, 2019 by Best Brothers Group

Americas, Built Environment, Disaster, Events, News, Transportation, January 4 2019 Photo by MCML ➖XXXIII (steal my _ _ art) on Unsplash MEXICO: Carlos Ríos Espinosa, Senior Researcher and Advocate with the Disability Rights Division of Human Rights Watch published an article on December 20th, 2018 called ‘Life With a Disability in the Migrant Caravan‘ With the agreement [...]

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