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UNISDR Press Conference
Date: 10 October 2013
10:00 - 10:45
Organization: ISDR
Location: Press Room 1
Subject: Results of UN global survey of people living with disabilities and how they cope with disasters.



The Director of UNISDR (the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction) will present the results of UN global survey of people living with disabilities and how they cope with disasters. Over 5,000 responses were received and the survey helps to explain why disabled people die, or are injured, in disproportionate numbers in disasters.
  • Elizabeth Longworth, Director, UNISDR


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