4.1 CRPD Article 11 & Disability Inclusive Humanitarian Action

Intended Audience: Persons with disabilities, Organizations of Persons with Disabilities (OPDs), Local Governments, Local NGOs, International NGOs, International governmental organizations (INGOs), Donor organizations (National, international)

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Please note: Credit should be given to the US International Council on Disabilities and Rehabilitation International.

Important Resources:

What is the UN CRPD? (video)

SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

SDG 16 - Pease, Justice and Strong Institutions

Case Study Collection 2019: Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action (2019)

Inter-Agency Standing Committee, IASC Guidelines, Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action (2019)

UN Office of Disaster Risk Reduction, Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2015 (2015)

Inter-Agency Standing Committee, IASC Guidelines for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings (2017)

World Humanitarian Summit, Charter on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action (2016)

Key Learning Objectives in this module:

  1. Understand the broad context for disability and humanitarian action.
  2.  Understand how the CRPD is impacting humanitarian and emergency responses.
  3.  Examine the legal basis under the CRPD for disability inclusive humanitarian action.
  4. Identify examples of disability inclusive humanitarian action and emergency responses.

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