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Hurricanes in my Backyard

October 13 is the International Day for Disaster Reduction. "Hurricanes in my Backyard" is the second part of a series to commemorate both the lessons and the work of disabled persons organizations on disaster risk and resilience. Kerry Thompson, a Louisiana native, reflects on what the world learned from Hurricane Katrina.

Reflections from my backyard while Hurricane Matthew is killing my country Haiti

Reflections from my backyard while Hurricane Matthew is killing my country Haiti both softly and violently… Jo-Ann Lafontant from Port-au-Prince reflects on the work of the Disability Rights Fund during the deadly and devastating storm on the southern coast of Haiti.