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Resources for addressing the needs and maximizing the potential of refugees and displaced persons who have disabilities. This includes the first major report on the subject, as well as field tools and practical guidance for field staff.

Disability Inclusion: Translating Policy into Practice in Humanitarian Action - Exec Summary - French

(French) This document highlights the most important points made in the report "Disability Inclusion: Translating Policy to Practice in Humanitarian Action." These include key findings and recommendations for NGOs, UNHCR, and funders.
Published date: Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Disability Inclusion: Translating Policy into Practice - Executive Summary - Word Version

This version is provided for blind users with text-recognition software.
Published date: Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Disability Inclusion Translating Policy into Practice - Full Report - Word Version

This version is provided for the benefit of blind users.
Published date: Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Disabilities Fact Sheet: Arabic Version

Published date: Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Disabilities Fact Sheet: Word Version

Provided for the benefit of blind users.
Published date: Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Disabilities Fact Sheet: French Version

Published date: Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Refugees with Disabilities: EasyRead version

Published date: Monday, 21 April 2014 Modified date: Monday, 21 April 2014

Disabilities Discussion Tool for Field Workers

Published date: Monday, 21 April 2014 Modified date: Monday, 02 June 2014

Disability Inclusion Translating Policy into Practice in Humanitarian Action (Executive Summary)

Published date: Monday, 21 April 2014 Modified date: Monday, 21 April 2014

Disabilities Program Fact Sheet

A fact sheet on the Women's Refugee Commission Disabilities Program.

This fact sheet is also available as a WordDoc as well as in the following languages:
Arabic | French

Published date: Thursday, 27 February 2014 Modified date: Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Disability Inclusion: Translating Policy into Practice in Humanitarian Action

This report presents the approaches, positive practices and ongoing challenges to operationalizing disability inclusion across UNHCR and its partner organizations, and provides lessons and recommendations for the wider humanitarian community.

Published date: Tuesday, 18 February 2014 Modified date: Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Building capacity for disability inclusion in gender-based violence programs in humanitarian settings (North Caucasus)

This summary report describes the findings from group discussions with persons with disabilities and care-givers, and proposed actions to strengthen disability inclusion in GBV activities in Northern Caucasus.

Summary reports are also available for Burundi, Ethiopia and Jordan.

Published date: Friday, 17 January 2014 Modified date: Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Renforcer la capacité des programmes de lutte contre la violence basée sur le genre (VBG) dans les situations de crise humanitaire

This summary report describes the findings from groups discussions with persons with disabilities and care-givers, and proposed actions to strengthen disability inclusion in GBV activities in Burundi.

This report is also available in English.

Summary reports are also available for Ethiopia, Jordan and Northern Caucasus.

Published date: Friday, 17 January 2014 Modified date: Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Building capacity for disability inclusion in gender-based violence programs in humanitarian settings (Ethiopia)

This summary report describes the findings from group discussions with persons with disabilities and care-givers, and proposed actions to strengthen disability inclusion in GBV activities in Ethiopia.

Summary reports are also available for Burundi, Jordan and Northern Caucasus.

Published date: Friday, 17 January 2014 Modified date: Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Building capacity for disability inclusion in gender-based violence programs in humanitarian settings (Burundi - English)

This summary report describes the findings from group discussions with persons with disabilities and care-givers, and proposed actions to strengthen disability inclusion in GBV activities in Burundi.

This report is also available in French.

Summary reports are also available for Ethiopia, Jordan and Northern Caucasus.

Published date: Friday, 17 January 2014 Modified date: Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Building capacity for disability inclusion in gender-based violence programs in humanitarian settings (Jordan)

This summary report describes the findings from group discussions with persons with disabilities and care-givers, and proposed actions to strengthen disability inclusion in GBV activities in Jordan.

Summary reports are also available for Burundi, Ethiopia and Northern Caucasus.

Published date: Friday, 17 January 2014 Modified date: Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Disability Inclusion in the Syrian Refugee Response in Lebanon

Published date: Wednesday, 10 July 2013 Modified date: Friday, 18 October 2013