IGNITE Stage: Creating disability-inclusive disaster risk reduction models

  • Time and Date: Thursday 12 May (17:00 - 17:15)
  • Speaker(s): Hrusikesh Harichandan & Bindya Vachhani,
    Handicap International India


The session introduces key elements of initiative undertaken by Handicap International India to integrate persons with disabilities in disaster risk management (10% of world population by UN estimates). It shares achievements and challenges in bringing this invisible and excluded population to the mainstream DRM program and building safer communities through partnership with government and non government agencies.


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Last updated: 04 December 2020