Including Persons with Disabilities in Disaster Risk Reduction: A Research Study from Eight Countries of Africa, Asia and South/Central America

Persons with disabilities are among those most impacted by natural hazards and climate-induced disasters, yet more likely to be excluded from disaster risk reduction (DRR) related decision-making and practice. In…

Outrage as ministers reject post-Grenfell safety plans for disabled people

Personal fire evacuation plans were in public inquiry’s proposals, which ministers had said they would ‘accept in full’ Ministers have rejected a key recommendation from the Grenfell Tower public inquiry…

Young men abused by carer in Sydney never got compensation or written apology, disability inquiry told

Carer who worked for service provider Afford was jailed for three years for abuse, royal commission hears Get our free news app; get our morning email briefing The families of…