Disability-inclusive disaster response

Western Disable People’s Association President Jai Raj Prasad (front) with Acting Secretary Joytish Praveen Singh with some of the donated items at their office in Lautoka. Picture: BALJEET SINGH

FIJIAN security forces personnel and village headmen will be trained to become first responders to persons with disabilities during disasters. This was a resolution passed at the first national consultation on disability-inclusive disaster risk reduction (DRR) and humanitarian response work in Fiji. According to the resolution document, the Fiji Disabled People’s Federation would provide training […]

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