This companion piece to the report "Disabilities among Refugees and Conflict-affected Populations," this resource kit provides practical guidance for UNHCR and humanitarian agency field staff. Major recommendations include making refugee camps accessible to people with disabilities and ensuring that they have full and equal access to the mainstream services that other refugees receive.
Also available: Disabilities among Refugee and Conflict-affected Populations: Report
This PowerPoint presentation describes the Women’s Refugee Commission's current partnership with UNHCR on the implementation of guidance on persons with disabilities in selected countries.
This presentation is also available as a pdf.
The Women’s Refugee Commission consulted with persons with disabilities in seven countries to assess the vulnerability of this population to acts of gender-based violence.
A training for UNHCR staff, implementing partners and disability stakeholders at field levels.
This PowerPoint is an outline of a 3-day training developed by the Women's Refugee Commission to raise awareness and facilitate participation of people with disabilities in community decision-making.
Report finds refugees with disabilities to be among the most underserved and neglected people in the world.
Also available: Resource Kit for Fieldworkers