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WID, The Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies, and ONG Inclusive are excited to announce that the Global Alliance for Disaster Resource Acceleration is now ready for you to join us! Click the linked image below for more information.

Banner with text: Global Alliance for Disaster Resource Acceleration. Global Alliance logo - 6 arrows wrapping up and around an abstract globe shape, each arrow a different color - red, orange, purple, blue, green, and gray. Background: large matching arrows stretch from the bottom left to the top right of the frame over a pale blue background.

More recent projects and statements:

Screen Shot 2020-07-28 at 11.51.36 AMText over ACLU banner: WID Joins Petition to US Department of Health & Human Services for urgent relief RE: COVID-19 Response in Nursing Homes and Other Congregate Settings Where People with Disabilities LiveBlack background, white text: Solidarity Statement with Protestors Demanding Police AccountabilityBanner text: COVID-19. Icon of N-95 mask with tiny WID globe on the filter, and two oversized coronavirus molecules. Background photo of an enlarged illustration of COVID molecules with magenta tint.


About WID

The World Institute on Disability (WID) was established in 1983 as one of the first global disability rights organizations founded and continually led by people with disabilities. WID works to advance the rights and opportunities of over 1 billion people with disabilities worldwide, bringing research and policy into action and operationalizing inclusion.

Our work centers around Digital Tools for Optimizing Community Living and Employment; Accessibility Solutions; and Excellence in Disability Inclusive Emergency Preparedness, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Climate Resilience.  WID is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization recognized by the US Internal Revenue Service.

To learn more about WID, visit our About WID pages, linked below:

Link to About Us pageLink to Vision, Mission, and Values page. Link to Opportunities page.


If you are having technical issues or accessibility issues on this site, email wid@wid.org.

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