Disaster and disability

UN Survey reveals: Needs of people with disabilities neglected in disasters

People living with disabilities face problems in disaster situations

The results of the first-ever UN global survey of persons living with disabilities on how they cope with disasters, illustrates why they die, or are injured, in disproportionate numbers in disasters, as UNISDR reported. An estimated 15% of the world’s population lives with some form of disability.

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Thu, 10/10/2013 - 13:01

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