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ALERT – IDPD 2020 : HI is working with persons with disabilities to mitigate disproportionate impact of COVID-19

December 3 marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. While 15% of world population lives with a disability, persons with disabilities still face multiple barriers and discrimination to enjoy equal opportunities, quality of lives and participation in their communities. The long-term impacts of COVID-19 threaten to exacerbate this exclusion even further.

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ALERT- HI adapts its programs to face the COVID-19  

HI is deeply concerned for vulnerable populations amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Persons with disabilities, persons with chronic diseases, refugees, older people, etc., are particularly exposed to the pandemic, especially in countries where public health systems are less resourced.

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