HI is an independent and impartial aid organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. HI works alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, taking action and bearing witness in order to respond to their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.
Disaster Reduction Goal
The main goal of Handicap International is to ensure the resilience of vulnerable groups and in particular people with disabilities through inclusion in all DRR services provided by national and international stakeholders.
Policies and Programmes in DRR
Handicap International has developed various inclusive DRR programme accross South and South East Asia and is extending activities to the carribean and West Africa focusing mainly on inclusive Community based DRR.
Membership in Key Networks
We are Core members of the Disability inclusive DRR Network (DIDRRN) for Asia and Pacific.
We are also members of VOICE and the BOND DRR group.
Handicap INternational is focusing on the overall priorities of the HFA making sure they are all inclusive of vulnerable groups and in particular people with disabilties.
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GP 2013 delegation
GP 2011 delegation
Conferences: - 2017 Global Platform
- 2019 Global Platform