One of the sub-themes for this year’s Conference of States Parties (COSP) is Participation of persons with disabilities in climate action, disaster risk reduction and resilience against natural disasters.
First in our series of COSP-related stories is this powerful video by Sigrid, a Deaf community member from Lismore, who describes her experience of the recent floods in Auslan with an interpreter.
Find out more on disability inclusion in climate change and natural disaster planning and recovery:
- Disability Sector Calls For Pre-Election Commitments To Improve Disability Emergency And Disaster Support
- Why We Are Supporting Action On Climate Change
- Joint Submission to Inquiry into the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)
- Disability Rights Now 2019: Shadow Report to the United Nations Committee on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)