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Pakistan: Disabled people get little or no help in flood disaster

Posted 14/10-10 at 21.59

It is estimated that 1million disabled people have been affected by the floods that started in late July and continued for weeks, submerging an area larger than England. Thousands of people were also disabled by the 2005 earthquake and this numbe ...

Haiti: Earthquake brings new services for disabled people

Posted 22/09-10 at 22.22

Although aid is supposed to be only for those injured, many Haitians who were disabled before the January quake are taking advantage of the services now on offer. Kate Gerry, physical therapist with Handicap International says, ‘There ar ...

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