Disability included positively in DRR conference outcome document
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June 2014 - CBM took part in the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) in Bangkok. The final outcome document includes positive references to disability, moving away from vulnerability towards active participation.
Momentum towards meaningful participation
As well as participating in discussions and debates, representatives (many from Disabled Persons' Organisations in the region) organised side events depicting the importance of disability inclusion in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR).