11 June 2014

Thematic Focus: Disability


Hearing and Responding to the Voices of Deaf and Disabled Refugees and Asylum Seekers, London, 13 June 2014 [info]


Crises, Conflict and Disability: Ensuring Equality (Routledge, April 2014) [info]
- "Countries party to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities must take all necessary measures to ensure the protection and safety of people with disabilities during situations of armed conflict, humanitarian emergencies, and natural disasters. Such aid should be designed to support preparedness, response, recovery and rebuilding. This book includes perspectives from around the globe and explores the implications at the policy, programme, and personal level... ."

Disability Inclusion: Translating Policy into Practice in Humanitarian Action (Women's Refugee Commission, March 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]
- See also related FMR article.

Hidden Victims of the Syrian Crisis: Disabled, Injured and Older Refugees (Handicap International & HelpAge International, April 2014) [text via ReliefWeb]

Protecting Refugees with Disabilities (University of Sydney Law School, May 2014) [text]
- See funding proposal for more information.

"Protection for Disabled Persons in Afghanistan," Forced Migration Review, no. 46 (May 2014) [open access]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: Disabled Persons (31 Jan. 2014)

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