eEsma Gumberidze
  • Participant

Climate focused NGO-s and government organizations shall be proactively reaching out to OPD-s (Organizations of persons with disabilities) and asking about their needs in disaster risk reduction and preparedness planning. And on all other matters. It is important to try and hire persons with disabilities in climate related organizations. While OPD-s nd persons with disabilities shall be educating themselves more on climate issues, as people with disabilities are more likely to be adversly affected by climate change. Government agencies responsible for environmental protection, SDG implementation and DRR related agenda shall be including OPD-s on their consultative councils and other participation mechanisms. The facilities of climate focused organizations both physical and informational shall be made universally accessible.