Some areas of the world are more at risk of disasters, but there is nowhere that escapes them completely. Similarly, whilst everyone can be affected by disasters, they can have a more pronounced impact on people with disabilities and other vulnerable groups.
This year the UNISDR International Day for Disaster Reduction draws attention to the specific challenges of Living with Disability and Disasters.
To mark IDDR2013, I wrote a blog post for LondonPrepared which you can read over here…
Image Credit: homelandsecuritynewswire.com (and before anyone says, I know being in a wheelchair isn’t the only disability!)