People with disabilities at risk – Gaza Strip

الخميس 11 مايو 2017

الخميس 11 مايو 2017

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PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES SITUATION ASSESSMENT OVERVIEW IN THE GAZA STRIP

 

Amidst insufficient information about people with disabilities access to basic services, and in relation to local development project, Handicap International (HI) in partnership with the National Society for Rehabilitation (NSR) jointly conducted a participatory situation analysis in (July 2016 – January 2017) involving local actors and people with disabilities (PwDs) to determine the main difficulties faced by these ones in accessing rehabilitation, economic, and social services in the Gaza strip as well as barriers and facilitators preventing and/or supporting their access. Recommendations were developed with all actors to improve the level of services provided to people with disabilities and reach equity[1].

 

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[1] Essential figures: www.ocha.org & www.pcbs.gov.ps & NSR surveys in 2014