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Humanitarian Action

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

20-11-2018

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

07-02-2018

Hurricane Matthew - One year later

Inclusive emergency response in Haiti and Cuba

02-10-2017

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

14-08-2017

Hurricane Matthew - Six months on

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

02-04-2017

Tropical Cyclone Enawo

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

08-03-2017

Hurricane Matthew - After three months

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

02-01-2017

Real life stories

Hurricane Matthew - Renee's story

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

31-12-2016

Hurricane Matthew - One month on

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

03-11-2016

Hurricane Matthew - Questions & Answers

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

10-10-2016

Hurricane Matthew

CBM and partners respond to Hurricane Matthew

08-10-2016

World Humanitarian Day 2016

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

12-08-2016

Ethiopia food crisis

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

20-06-2016

Nepal 2015 earthquake - Impact assessment

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

16-06-2016

Active Participation: Key to Inclusion

Testimonies from humanitarian workers with disabilities

19-05-2016

Charter presents agenda for inclusive humanitarian action

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

11-05-2016

Ecuador Earthquake

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

20-04-2016

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

19-04-2016

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.

15-04-2016

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

15-04-2016

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

30-11-2015

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

25-10-2015

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

19-10-2015

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

06-10-2015

Minimum Standards for Age and Disability Inclusion in Humanitarian Action

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

20-08-2015

World Humanitarian Day 2015

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

17-08-2015

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

28-07-2015

Real life stories

Denish's story

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

27-07-2015

Inclusive Humanitarian Action

An integral part of the new global agenda

07-06-2015

Nepal earthquake - one month on

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

22-05-2015

Nepal earthquake - in pictures

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

21-05-2015

Nepal earthquake

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

19-05-2015

Real life stories

Aarti's story

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

18-05-2015

Raj Kumar's story

Raj Kumar talks about his experience during the recent Nepal earthquake

18-05-2015

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

18-05-2015

Indira's Story

Indira talks about his experience during the recent Nepal earthquake

18-05-2015

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

18-05-2015

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.

10-05-2015

Real life stories

Radhika's ordeal during the Nepal earthquake

Radhika shares her story during the Nepal earthquake

06-05-2015

Surviving the Nepal earthquake

Rajendra shares his story during the Nepal earthquake

29-04-2015

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)

25-04-2015

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

18-03-2015

DRR - Inclusion key to resilience

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

05-03-2015

Severe flooding in Malawi

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

12-02-2015

Tropical Storm Chedza in Madagascar

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

12-02-2015

Real life stories

Wilguy's story

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

09-01-2015

Inclusion of people in Haiti

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

09-01-2015

Haiti - five years on

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

09-01-2015

Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby)

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

08-12-2014

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

28-11-2014

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

20-11-2014

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

05-11-2014

Typhoon Haiyan - in pictures

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

29-10-2014

Philippines - typhoon Haiyan

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

07-04-2014

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

03-10-2013


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