An ongoing effort: Strengthening inclusion in DRR
For ASB, the GPDRR provides an opportunity to engage in an exchange with international decision-makers in the field of disaster risk reduction and to present ASB's approaches, for example with regard to the identification and empowerment of particularly vulnerable population groups.
The Central American region is extremely vulnerable to climate change-related problems such as droughts and floods. The countries that make up the region are also adversely affected by the impact of the current climate crisis and are disproportionately affected by extreme weather events.
Visibilizing People with Disabilities: A Challenge in times of COVID-19
Although deaths from coronavirus are concentrated in the older population, primarily those with chronic illnesses, this virus can infect anyone. Some have pointed out that COVID-19, like many other pathogenic microorganisms, does not discriminate.
Nicaragua: ASB and FECONORI sign partnership agreement 2016-2019
Nothing about us without us! Under this slogan, ASB and the Federation of Associations of People with Disabilities in Nicaragua (FECONORI) have now signed a partnership agreement 2016-2019.
Launch of the project "Inclusion of People with Disabilities and older adults in Disaster Risk Reduction in Central America".
During 4, 5 and 6 October 2016 the Regional Induction and Planning Workshop was held, which initiated the project financed by the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development.