Practical guidance is provided for development partners to develop disability inclusive responses to the COVID-19 pandemic during the emergency phase of the COVID19 pandemic. In the immediate- and long-term response to the pandemic, it is vital that all development partners take steps to strengthen health systems that are disability-inclusive.
Topics include: intersectionality; assessing gaps and needs; engaging people with disabilities and DPO's; accessible and inclusive communications; healthcare and essential services; livelihoods and social protection; education; independent living and housing; and evidence generation.
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Cross-cutting; accessibility; Development/ Humanitarian; pandemic; Disability and social diversity; persons with disabilities; Education; diseases: communicable diseases (CD); acute respiratory infections; viral infections; Health; systems: service delivery; Inclusion; Information & knowledge; communication; Livelihoods; social protection
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