This note aims to update good practices of disaster risk management that is inclusive of the needs of persons with disabilities in the five key areas outlined by the report. This note recognizes these needs in the context of rapidly evolving multiple crises, especially punctuated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The intersection of poverty and disability, along with other sources of marginalization, can play a significant role in undermining a person’s resilience to disasters.
This overview assembles existing evidence on the ways in which tobacco affects human well-being
from an environmental perspective – i.e. the indirect social and economic damage caused by the
cultivation, production, distribution, consumption, and waste generated by tobacco products.
his paper estimates the potential effects of food and energy inflation on global poverty and vulnerability and simulates the welfare loss mitigation potential of two policy options: blanket energy subsidies and targeted cash transfers.
The data that is published here for the frst time reveals both the shocking
extent of domestic violence suffered by women who are now single mothers,
and outlines in grim detail the economic, health and other consequences of the
choice these women made to leave the violence