2 villages of Sigma conduct inclusive community evacuation drills

Acbo and Amaga, 2 of the villages of Sigma municipality in Capiz province, conducted their inclusive community evacuation drills on March 21 and 22. The drills were participated by 421 local officials, leaders and residents including farmers, women, children, older people and persons with disabilities. Specifically, 151 participated in the drill in Acbo while 270…

IDPD 2016: Focusing on disability and sustainable development

The world population is over 7 billion and the United Nations (UN) estimates that 1 billion people (15 per cent) live with some form of disability; 80 per cent of persons with disabilities live in developing countries. ‚ÄúPersons with disabilities include those who have long-term physical, mental, intellectual or sensory impairments which in interaction with…