The Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction (DIDRR) Framework and Toolkit for Queensland is a roadmap for how everyone can work together to co-design local, state and national responses to disaster and emergencies. It was informed by a series of inclusive community engagement consultations across Queensland, and with input and advice from the Advisory Committee.
This resource recognises the roles of, and the need for collaboration between all the stakeholders involved in planning, managing, and responding to disasters and emergencies.
This is key to reducing the risk for people with disability in emergencies and increasing the resilience of people with disability to disaster.
“I’ve learned that there’s so much I can do, as a person with a disability, to help myself prepare for emergencies. There’s so much strength within myself and within my community,” Peer Leader