Protecting most vulnerable in climate emergencies

Protecting most vulnerable in climate emergencies

In climate disasters, research shows people with disabilities are four times more likely to die. The vulnerability of such community members was discussed at a recent disability and climate change workshop held by council. Disability advocates Lefa Singleton Norton, Jax Brown and Heather Lawson proposed solutions to better include people with a disability in the discussion around climate adaptation.

Author:Jonty Ralphsmith

Source:Dandenong Star Journal

Date published:Sun 19th Jun, 2022

https://dandenong.starcommunity.com.au/news/2022-06-19/protecting-most-vulnerable-in-climate-emergencies/?fbclid=IwAR29UO5y7eYv2MSxSexEHCb_O2nTzzKP4YRsbPCioFSxL2IZKlfNOPhHaps

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