Fight for Right, GADRA, and a team of experienced security personnel, are working around the clock to provide evacuation and shelter-in-place solutions that other humanitarian actors are not providing to Ukranians with disabilities. This response includes acquisition and provision of:
Accessible evacuation, border crossing assistance, and resettlement
Case management and care coordination
Centralized operations & communications
Mutual aid and agency networks
Individual and mental health assistance
Broad reaching systemic advocacy
Personal safety and protection
Disability related services and support
Disability-led engagement individual assistance and mental health support
On March 10, 2022, the Global Alliance for Disaster Resource Acceleration held a webinar where Fight for Right (FFR) provided an update on the situation for Ukrainians with disabilities. Watch the full webinar and click through to read the full transcript.
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