Empowerment: Persons with Disabilities: Bibliography

Policy analysis and practitioner documents

Baingana, Florence and Ian Bannon. Integrating Mental Health and Psychosocial Interventions into World Bank Lending for Conflict-Affected Populations: A Toolkit. Washington, DC: The World Bank Health Nutrition and Population and Conflict Prevention and Reconstruction, 2000.

Bell, Claudia. Disability in the Context of Armed Conflict Situation. Paper presented at the conference Disasters are Always Inclusive! Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Emergency Situations, Bonn, Germany, November 7-8, 2007.

Boyce, William. Disability Problems and Rehabilitation Responses in an Era of Armed Conflict Disability and the Third World 11 no 3 (2000): 88-96.

BEZEV. Documentation of the International Conference: Disasters Are Always Inclusive! Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Emergency Situations.Notes on the conference Disasters are always inclusive!, Disability and Development Cooperation, Bonn, Germany, November 7-8, 2007.

Handicap International, Newsletter N° 1, September 2008.

Handicap International. Emergency Situations: including refugees/displaced persons with disabilities. 2008.

IASC. IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings. IASC, 2007.

ICRC. Workshop on the Development of Human Rights Training for Humanitarian Actors. International Council of Voluntary Agencies, 2001.

Jones, Daniel and Li Webster.  A Handbook on Mainstreaming Disability. London: Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO), 2006.

Kett, Maria, Sue Stubbs, and Rebecca Yeo. Disability in conflict and emergency situations: focus on tsunami-affected areas. IDDC Research Report, 2005.

Kett, Maria. Conflict Recovery In Disability and Inclusive Development. London: Leonard Cheshire International, 2007.

Landmine Survivors Network. Participation and Partnership: A Rights-Based Approach to a Weapons Legacy. Background paper, International Human Rights Standard-Setting Processes Workshop. Geneva: Switzerland, 2005.

Organization of American States. OAS Mine Action Project Portfolio"Section I: Landmine

Survivor Assistance in Central America. OAS, 2007.

Sandhu, Jim and Ronald Wiman. Integrating Appropriate Measures for People with Disabilities in Infrastructure SectorEschborn, Germany: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Techische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GMblt, 2004.

SCAN. Service Community Assessment of Needs. Indiana: SCAN Steering Committee, 2003.

Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat. Participatory Dialogue: Towards a Stable, Safe and Just Society for All. New York: United Nations, 2007.

ECOSOC. Mainstreaming Disability in the Development Agenda. New York: UN Commission for Social Development, 2008.

UNESCAP. The Protection of Older Persons and Persons with Disabilities. Macao, China: UNESCAP, 2007.

United Nations.  World Programme of Action Concerning Disabled People. New York, NY: United Nations, 1983.

UN General Assembly. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. New York, NY:

United Nations Headquarters, 2007.

UNHCR. A Community Based Approach in UNHCR Operations. Geneva: UNHCR, 2008.

UNHCR. Handbook for Repatriation and Reintegration Activities. Geneva: UNHCR, 2004.

UNHCR, The Current Use and Future Potential of United Nations Human Rights Instruments in the Context of Disability Geneva: UNHCR, 2002.

UN High Commissioner for Refugees. NGOs & UN Agencies Assisting Persons with Disabilities. Geneva: UNHCR, 2008.

Womens Commission for Refugee Women and Children. Disabilities Among Refugees and Conflict-Affected Populations: Resource Kit for Fieldworkers. New York, NY: Womens Commission for Refugee Women and Children, 2008.

Zwi, Anthony et al. The Health and Peacebuilding Filter: Companion Manuel. Canberra, Australia: AusAID, 2006.

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