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In 2013, CBM and partners provided education and rehabilitation services (386 projects) reaching 801,785 persons.
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Humanitarian Action

Working with partners to ensure that people with disabilities are included at all levels of disaster preparedness and response


Humanitarian Inclusion Standards

This document provides guidance to include older people and people with disabilities in all sectors and at all stages of humanitarian action


Hurricane Matthew - One year later

Inclusive emergency response in Haiti and Cuba


CBM launches Humanitarian Hands-on Tool (HHoT)

This mobile app aims to become the ‘go-to’ field resource for all agencies implementing humanitarian work that leaves no-one behind


Hurricane Matthew - Six months on

CBM response ensuring that persons with disabilities in Haiti and Cuba are able to rebuild their lives


Tropical Cyclone Enawo

CBM and partners' disability inclusive response, after storm batters Madagascar


Hurricane Matthew - After three months

CBM response is ensuring that persons with disabilities and other more at-risk community members are included


Real life stories

Hurricane Matthew - Renee's story

Renee's house was damaged by Hurricane Matthew, which struck Haiti on 4th Oct 2016


Hurricane Matthew - One month on

CBM and partners implement comprehensive strategy to ensure affected communities recover from Hurricane Matthew


Hurricane Matthew - Questions & Answers

Questions and answers on Hurricane Matthew, including the importance of ensuring a disability inclusive response


Hurricane Matthew

CBM and partners respond to Hurricane Matthew


World Humanitarian Day 2016

CBM highlights the Humanitarian Disability Charter and interviews Ethiopian Emergency Programme Manager


Ethiopia food crisis

CBM responding to address immediate needs and build resilience, including people who are most at-risk


Nepal 2015 earthquake - Impact assessment

Research assessing the impact of the 2015 Nepal earthquake on older people and persons with disabilities


Active Participation: Key to Inclusion

Testimonies from humanitarian workers with disabilities


Charter presents agenda for inclusive humanitarian action

CBM endorses the Charter on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action


Ecuador Earthquake

CBM and partners responding to the 7.8 magnitude earthquake which struck Ecuador on 16 April 2016


Nepal earthquake - one year on

Working to ensure that everyone in the affected communities - including persons with disabilities - benefits from and participates in relief and recovery work


Real life stories

Mina's Story

Mina, 43, has been receiving free medication, therapy and peer-to-peer support through CBM’s emergency response project with its partner Koshish.


Bijaya's Story

Bijaya’s was crushed by falling rocks, but was provided free medical care, rehabilitation support and a durable prosthesis from CBM partner TLMN in Nepal


Disability-inclusive shelter training in Nepal

CBM emergency response in post-earthquake Nepal, in collaboration with key stakeholders, provides training on disability-inclusive shelter and settlement in emergency


Nepal earthquake - six months on

More than 21,000 people reached so far, as CBM and partners' inclusive response to the Nepal earthquake looks to the future


Real life stories

Krisha's story

Krisha lost her mother and her sister during the April 25 earthquake and was admitted in a hospital for a month


International Day for Disaster Reduction 2015

CBM recognises International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) 2015, and highlights the importance of disability-inclusion in building resilience


Minimum Standards for Age and Disability Inclusion in Humanitarian Action

Launch of new set of standards to strengthen capacity of humanitarian agencies


World Humanitarian Day 2015

CBM focuses on staff from our partners who have been involved in our response to the 2015 Nepal Earthquake


Nepal earthquake - three months of inclusive response

CBM and partners' response strategy has reached more than 15,000 people so far, and laid foundations for a more inclusive future


Real life stories

Denish's story

Denish's family talks about their experience during the April 2015 Nepal earthquake


Inclusive Humanitarian Action

An integral part of the new global agenda


Nepal earthquake - one month on

CBM and partners have implemented a response strategy that addresses immediate needs and ensures disability-inclusion in mainstream services


Nepal earthquake - in pictures

Images showing the disability inclusive response of CBM and partners to the 2015 Nepal earthquake


Nepal earthquake

CBM emergency team working with partners to provide for immediate and long-term needs in Nepal - including people with disabilities


Real life stories

Aarti's story

Aarti's grandmother talks about her experience during the recent Nepal earthquake


Indira's Story

Indira talks about his experience during the recent Nepal earthquake


Raj Kumar's story

Raj Kumar talks about his experience during the recent Nepal earthquake


Purna Maya's story

CBM is engaging with the NFDN (National Federation of the Disabled, Nepal) to identify and refer persons with disabilities to relief and recovery services


Krishna's Story

Krishna talks about his experience during the recent Nepal earthquake and the work he plans to do for rights of persons with disabilities


Nepal earthquake - disability-inclusive response

Tushar Wali, CBM Emergency Programme Manager, speaking in Kathmandu two weeks after the 2015 earthquake, about the disability-inclusive response set up by CBM and partners.


Real life stories

Radhika's ordeal during the Nepal earthquake

Radhika shares her story during the Nepal earthquake


Surviving the Nepal earthquake

Rajendra shares his story during the Nepal earthquake


Nepal earthquake first report

We spoke with Mitralal Shrestha, CBM Nepal, Finance and Admin Officer. He and his family were directly affected (but are safe)


Post-2015 DRR framework is disability-inclusive

CBM welcomes the new framework on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), which promises greater resilience for all of society


DRR - Inclusion key to resilience

At the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), CBM supports a disability-inclusive Post-2015 framework


Severe flooding in Malawi

CBM and partners are responding to the Malawi flooding to ensure that persons with disabilities are included in relief measures


Tropical Storm Chedza in Madagascar

CBM and partners respond to tropical storm Chedza in Madagascar, to address immediate and long-term needs


Real life stories

Wilguy's story

Wilguy became paralysed after the earthquake in Haiti, but that hasn't stopped him from chasing his dreams


Haiti - five years on

CBM commemorates the fifth anniversary of the Haiti earthquake which struck on 12 January 2010


Inclusion of people in Haiti

Our advocacy project is making the inclusion of people with disabilities a reality in Haiti, especially after the earthquake


Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby)

CBM has contacted all partners potentially affected by the Philippines' latest typhoon, and none have reported casualties or major damage


Accessible technology in humanitarian action

To ensure full inclusion and maximum resilience for all in emergency response and Disaster Risk Reduction, technology must be accessible


World DRR conference to be disability-inclusive

CBM welcomes news that the 3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction will be inclusive of persons with disabilities


Typhoon Haiyan - One year later

One year after Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, CBM and partners continue to work to ensure disability inclusion at all levels of response


Typhoon Haiyan - in pictures

Images showing the disability inclusive response of CBM and partners to Typhoon Haiyan


Philippines - typhoon Haiyan

CBM and partners working to ensure that persons with disabilities are not forgotten in the aftermath of typhoon Haiyan


Disaster Reduction - Meet Kazol, 'disaster prepared'

Leading up to 13 October, International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR 2013), CBM celebrates disability inclusive practices from around the world



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