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Including children with disabilities

in humanitarian action

 

Adolescent boys, smiling, sit around tables with books open. One of them is in a wheelchair.

GENERAL GUIDANCE

 

© UNICEF/2017/Christopher Herwig

Ameen, 17, a Syrian refugee living in East Amman, Jordan, attends a Makani Centre with other adolescent boys.

GENERAL GUIDANCE

 

 

Including Children with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action: General guidance is designed for UNICEF field staff – including humanitarian field officers, coordinators, specialist and advisors – as well as UNICEF’s partners and others involved in humanitarian work. It provides practical tips and offers entry points for making sure that humanitarian action takes children with disabilities into account.

 

All staff can play an active role in ensuring that children with disabilities are included in humanitarian interventions!

 

Including Children with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action: General guidance [English]  

 

Including Children with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action: General guidance [French]

Inclure les ensfants handicapés dans l'action humanitaire; orientation générale

 

Including Children with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action: General guidance [Arabic]

 

 

Accessible formats:

 

DAISY [zip file]

 

EPUB [EPUB]

 

HTML [zip file]

 

Braille-ready [brf]

 

 

Additional resources:

 

Checklist for including children with disabilities in preparedness [English] [French] [Arabic]

 

Checklist for including children with disabilities in response and early recovery [English] [French] [Arabic]

 

Checklist for including children with disabilities in recovery and reconstruction [English] [French] [Arabic]

 

PowerPoint presentations and posters coming soon!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adolescent boys, smiling, sit around tables with books open. One of them is in a wheelchair.

Adolescent boys, smiling, sit around tables with books open. One of them is in a wheelchair.

Adolescent boys, smiling, sit around tables with books open. One of them is in a wheelchair.

Adolescent boys, smiling, sit around tables with books open. One of them is in a wheelchair.

Adolescent boys, smiling, sit around tables with books open. One of them is in a wheelchair.