Including children with disabilities in humanitarian action

General guidance for inclusivity in emergencies

A man pushes a little girl in a wheelchair with her one sister walking by her side and the other walking some steps behind, with the winter sun about to appear on the horizon.
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Including Children with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action: General guidance is designed for UNICEF field staff – including humanitarian field officers, coordinators, specialist and advisors – as well as UNICEF’s partners and others involved in humanitarian work. It provides practical tips and offers entry points for making sure that humanitarian action takes children with disabilities into account. 

All staff can play an active role in ensuring that children with disabilities are included in humanitarian interventions.

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