Practical Guide for Identification and Use of Disability Data Based on the Washington Short Set of Disability Questions

Based on ASB (and DiDRRN) experience, the Washington Group Short Set (WG-SS) of Questions has been very useful in ensuring the inclusion of persons with disabilities in disaster risk reduction and humanitarian response contexts. This practical guide aims to promote the wider use of the WG-SS to identify persons with disabilities and facilitate inclusive disaster risk reduction and humanitarian response practices.

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UN Policy Brief: A Disability-Inclusive Response to COVID-19

This Policy Brief highlights the impact of COVID-19 on persons with disabilities and in doing so, outlines key actions and recommendations to make the response and recovery inclusive of persons with disabilities.

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Disability inclusive and Disaster-resilient Queensland (DIDRR Framework and Toolkit)

The Queensland Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction (DIDRR) Framework and Toolkit provides a roadmap for people with disability, community and disability support services, and local disaster management to work together to co-design DIDRR innovations, implement, and evaluate their impact on decreasing risk and increasing the resilience of people with disability to disaster. Practice tips and examples help collaborators get started. A companion resource provides quick access to tools that enable the advancement of DIDRR practices at the local community level.

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