Accessibility in Emergencies for People with Special Needs

This Collection contains toolkits, guidelines and policy on how to implement and improve accessibility for persons with disabilities during emergencies.  The Collection focuses on physical accessibility but also references other aspects of accessibility such as communication. The Collection is prepared for humanitarian professionals, especially those working with persons with disabilities, as well designers and emergency planners. The current Collection includes resources from local and international organisations, including: CBM Emergency Response Unit (ERU), Emergency Management Ontario, European and Mediterranean Major Hazards Agreement (EUR-OPA), European Emergency Number Association (EENA), Handicap International (HI), The Centre for Internet & Society, UNICEF, West Virginia University & World Health Organization (WHO).  Please send suggestions for additional content for this collection to, or create your own collection on the Library!