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International Day for Disaster Reduction 2013

Total number of documents: 30

Guidelines for assisting people with disabilities during emergencies, crises and disasters
Source(s): COE; EUR-OPA
Publication date: 2014
Number of pages: 10 p.

This set of guidelines is intended to ensure that national governments, and their counterparts at regional and local level, civil society organizations and relevant offices in both the public and priv...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/36289


Me yesterday and today
Source(s): DiDRRN; Malteser Intl
Publication date: 2014
Number of pages: 68 p.

This book presents a collection of 17 representative stories of ‘Most Significant Change’ of persons with disabilities as well as family and community members who are part of the change in their v...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/40325


Recommendation 2013-1 of the Committee of Permanent Correspondents on the inclusion of people with disabilities in disaster preparedness and response
Source(s): COE; EUR-OPA
Publication date: 2014
Number of pages: 2 p.

This recommendation takes into account the 'Report on including people with disabilities in disaster preparedness and response' and the 'Guidelines for assisting people with disabilities during emerge...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/36316


Report on the inclusion of people with disabilities in disaster preparedness and response
Source(s): COE; EUR-OPA
Publication date: 2014
Number of pages: 24 p.

This report provides an overview of the state of the art in emergency preparedness and disaster risk reduction for people with disabilities. It asks whether an adequate level of resilience has been ac...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/36310


CMDRR forum bulletin, 11th issue, December 2013
Source(s): CORDAID; CMDRR Forum; DAM
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 12 p.

This bulletin gives an account of some important events and initiatives of the CMDRR Forum, Bangladesh. This issue captures: (i) International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction 2013; (ii) Training on Fi...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/36798


Communicating with people with disability: national guidelines for emergency managers
Source(s): AEMI, Australia - gov
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 21 p.

This document considers the need for effective communication as essential to building the trust, understanding and strong partnerships critical to building more disaster resilient communities. Develop...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/34538


Disability and disaster risk reduction: celebrating DRR day
Source(s): CI
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 5 p.

This special edition of the CARE International disaster risk reduction community of practice quarterly newsletter was released in order to celebrate global disaster risk reduction day, with special fo...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35171


Disability inclusive disaster risk management
Source(s): CBM Intl; DiDRRN
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 34 p.

This document presents disability inclusive disaster risk reduction by relating stories and testimonials of persons with disabilities acting as effective agents. The document discloses good practices ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/33274


Disability inclusive disaster risk reduction: addressing the need of one tenth population of Bangladesh
Source(s): Islamic Relief Worldwide
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 4 p.

As a contribution to the International day for disaster reduction 2013, this paper discusses the policy implications of including people with disability representatives in the local level disaster ma...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35087


Environmental hazard and disabled people: from vulnerable to expert to interconnected
Publisher(s): Taylor and Francis
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: pp. 839-852

Disability and society, volume 28, issue 6, 2013 - Special issue: Disability, global conflicts and crises - DOI 10.1080/09687599.2013.802222: This article addresses the following questions: Why ar...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/34923


Evidence, UNISDR newsletter: issue 18, July/August 2013
Source(s): UNISDR
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 4 p.

This newsletter highlights UNISDR activities around the world. This issue reports on: (i) praises for Pacific disaster risk management and climate change strategy; (ii) the launch of a survey on disab...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35718


Evidence, UNISDR newsletter: issue 19, September/October 2013
Source(s): UNISDR
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 4 p.

This newsletter highlights UNISDR activities around the world. This issue reports on: (i) the results of the first-ever UN global survey of persons living with disabilities on how they cope with disas...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35719


Guidance note on disability and emergency risk management for health
Source(s): WHO
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 53 p.

This guidance note on disability and emergency risk management for health points out the health-related actions that are required to ensure that both mainstream and specific supports are available and...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35056


International day for disaster reduction: Tashkent, Uzbekistan - 2013
Source(s): UNDP Uzbekistan
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 12 p.

This issue reports on this year’s international day for disaster reduction (IDDR) observation in Uzbekistan by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in close cooperation with the Ministry ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35698


Participatory learning approaches for resilience: bringing conflict sensitivity, disaster risk reduction, and climate change adaptation together
Source(s): WVI
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 27 p.

This paper provides planning tools for promoting resilience in development programming and shares case studies from Honduras. It captures the different participatory learning approaches (PLA) for holi...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/34896


Participatory scenario planning for community resilience
Source(s): WVI
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 20 p.

This paper provides planning tools for promoting resilience in development programming and shares case studies from Honduras. It focuses on the use of participatory scenario planning as a process that...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/34947


Promoting resilience in development programming: World Vision UK’s approach
Source(s): WVI
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 12 p.

This concise report boils down how World Vision UK sees resilience. It provides a salient case study from Somalia and pulls out recommendations for supporting resilience along a project cycle. This...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/34935


Safety for our own life and our community: voices of persons with disabilities
Source(s): Malteser Intl; SCI
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 19 p.

This book presents a collection of stories related to people with disabilities in disaster risk reduction from various authors working in humanitarian organizations in Vietnam. It was published on the...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35738


Summary of IDDR panel discussion on disaster resilience and disability: ensuring equality and inclusion
Source(s): UN DESA; UNISDR NY
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 3 p.

This summary captures the main proceedings of the multi-stakeholder panel discussion organized on 10 October, 2013, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, in observance of the 2013 the Intern...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35300


Synthesis report on the global thematic consultation on addressing inequalities
Source(s): Denmark - gov; Ghana - gov; UNICEF; UN Women
Publisher(s): UNDG
Publication date: 2013
Number of pages: 140 p.

Global thematic consultation on the post-2015 development agenda: This report synthesizes the result of a consultation aimed at providing an open and inclusive process that would include a diverse...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/34939


Disability and disasters: the importance of an inclusive approach to vulnerability and social capital
Source(s): Sightsavers
Publisher(s): UNDG
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 17 p.

The World We Want, accepted under the "addressing inequalities" global thematic consultation - Call for proposals for background papers, Oct 2012: This paper outlines the importance of applying a s...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/34933


Disability inclusive community based disaster risk management: a toolkit for practice in South Asia
Source(s): Handicap Intl
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 99 p.

This document proposes an inclusive approach to community based disaster risk management (CBDRM) in order to help to address the issues faced by persons with disabilities affected by disasters, ensuri...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/32279


Incheon strategy to 'make the right real' for persons with disabilities in Asia and the Pacific
Source(s): ESCAP
Publication date: 2012
Number of pages: 44 p.

This document contains the ministerial declaration on the Asian and Pacific decade of persons with disabilities, 2013–2022, and the Incheon strategy to “make the right real” for persons with dis...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/34904


Disaster risk management for health: people with disabilities and older people
Source(s): PHE, United Kingdom - gov; UNISDR; WHO
Publication date: 2011
Number of pages: 2 p.

Disaster Risk Management for Health Fact Sheets: This fact sheet about people with disabilities and older people in Disaster Risk Reduction for Health is divided into four sections: i) Key points i...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/19973


Emergency preparedness guide for people with disabilities/special needs
Source(s): PS, Canada - gov
Publication date: 2010
Number of pages: 31 p.

This guide provides information on preparing an emergency plan and kit for people with disabilities / special needs and for caregivers. It encourages Canadians to be prepared to cope for at least the ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35105


Acessibilidade à toponímia: relatório final para divulgação pública
Source(s): Lisbon Municipality, Portugal - gov
Publication date: 2009
Number of pages: 64 p.

In Portuguese: Este estudo afirma que a falta de acessibilidade constitui um problema estrutural das cidades e vilas portuguesas, e que a Câmara Municipal de Lisboa (CML) pode e deve ter um papel ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35276


Assessing the impact of Hurricane Katrina on persons with disabilities
Source(s): NIDRR, United States of America - gov; KU
Publication date: 2007

This report identifies major barriers faced during Hurricane Katrina by centers for independent living (CILs) and emergency managers in responding to the needs of people with disabilities. Through a c...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35446


Disaster preparedness and the deaf community
Source(s): American Red Cross; RIT
Publication date: 2005
Number of pages: 16 p.

This document guides deaf, hard of hearing or latened deaf through planning for a disaster. It highlights the four steps for preparedness: (i) get informed, (ii) make a plan, (iii) build a kit and (iv...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/34530


Disaster preparedness for people with disabilities
Source(s): American Red Cross
Publication date: 2001
Number of pages: 48 p.

This guide is intended for people who have physical, visual, auditory or cognitive disabilities to prepare for natural disasters. It also contains information that can help organize a personal disaste...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/34578


Disasters and the disabled
Source(s): DHA
Publisher(s): UNISDR
Publication date: 1982
Number of pages: 65 p.

This publication, although primarily concerned with disasters in third world societies and with victims disabled by disasters, devotes some consideration to the safety needs of persons disabled prior ...

http://www.preventionweb.net/go/35790