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CDD is very happy to be part as a member of the Disability inclusive Disaster Risk Management Task Force, facilitated by MoDMR!!!

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CDD is very happy to be part as a member of the Disability inclusive Disaster Risk Management Task Force, facilitated by MoDMR!!!

Directive from the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief (MoDMR), Bangladesh on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in COVID-19 response program.
CDD is pleased to share the Directive of the Ministry of Disaster Management (MoDMR) on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in COVID-19 response program. This has been issued today the 9th of April 2020. It is directed to all District Commissioners of Bangladesh.
CDD is very happy to be part of this initiative as a member of the Disability inclusive Disaster Risk Management Task Force, facilitated by MoDMR.
We hereby request all of our colleagues and friends to circulate it widely so that persons with disabilities are included in COVID-19 response programmes.

  • The directive of MoDMR calls to:-
    1. Include all at risk persons with disabilities within COVID-19 relief programmes.
    2. Deliver relief materials to the homes of persons with disabilities.
    3. Make awareness messages disability inclusive.
    4. Provide psycho-social support to families so that they are not anxious and when necessary they can call 333 or 16263 to seek advice.
    5. Collect, maintain and report with Sex-Age and Disability Disaggregated Data
    6. Engage Organizations of Persons with Disabilities (OPDs) and Organizations working on disability issues with humanitarian assistance programmes.

The MoDMR also requests concerned authorities to implement the directives and provide reports on a regular basis to the ministry.

CDD would like to express its gratitude to Ms. Saima Hossain, Chief Advisor of Disability inclusive Disaster Risk Management Task Force, Dr. Md. Enamur Rahman MP, State Minister for Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief (MoDMR) & President, Disability inclusive Disaster Risk Management Task Force and Md. Shah Kamal, Senior Secretary MoDMR and Member Secretary, Disability inclusive Disaster Risk Management Task Force, for taking this initiative.

On behalf of CDD,

A.H.M. Noman Khan
Executive Director

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