This guide is based on lessons learned from the experience of the humanitarian response to the crisis. Based on these lessons, some key actions were identified and they will, not only, strengthen disability inclusion but also ensure that humanitarian action achieve its core principles. This is a step by step guideline show different ways that humanitarian response can be made more inclusive.
Persons with disabilities may be impacted more significantly by the COVID-19 pandemic. Light for the World provides multiple translations of guidance by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on how to mitigate this impact.
In partnership with UNICEF, and with financial support from the Government of Norway, Light for the World produced Aid out of Reach, a report documenting the experiences of people with disabilities, many who were the hardest hit by Cyclone Idai in 2019.
A guide for organizations and practitioners
Making sex education work for young women with intellectual disabilities. A case study from Ethiopia.
People with disabilities are usually among the poorest in the developing world. Yet they are often ignored by development organisations. These organisations are usually not aware of the capabilities of persons with disabilities and often don’t know how to adapt their activities so disabled people can participate.
A psychosocial approach promoting the inclusion of persons with disabilities.