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Working Group for the implementation of the Guidelines and the Recommendation on Including People with Disabilities in Disaster Preparedness and Response

When, local time: 
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 -
9:30am to 5:30pm
France, Paris
Type of Event: 
Meeting by Member States or Institutions

This first meeting organized by the European and Mediterranean Major Hazards Agreement (EUR-OPA Agreement) and hosted by UNESCO, aims at fostering adaptation and resilience to disasters for people with disabilities.
The meeting will present an overview of the situation of people with disabilities related to disaster risk reduction in the EUR-OPA Member States, as well as good practices. A Report, Guidelines and Recommendations on including people with disabilities in disaster preparedness and response will be presented and discussed.