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Blog Contributor Elizabeth Harrell
Elizabeth Harrell was formerly the new Business Development manager at Chemonics’ Global Health Supply Chain Office.
by Elizabeth Harrell
Safeguarding Women and Girls with Disabilities During Natural Disasters and External Shocks
Individuals with disabilities, particularly women and girls, have long been excluded from planning and responding to natural disasters, the impacts of climate change, and external shocks such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Research indicates that natural disasters and pandemics exacerbate pre-existing inequities, disproportionately affecting women and girls and increasing their risk of violence, abuse, and exploitation…