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Integrating appropriate measures for people with disabilities in the infrastructure sector

Ronald Wiman (STAKES), Jim Sandhu (GTZ) (2004)

Tipologia documento

Other Documents (Article, presentation, toolkit, code of practice, …)

Editore

German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

Città

Eschborn, Germany

Formato

PDF

Pagine

48

Lingua

EN

Abstract / Indice dei contenuti

Table of contents

Abbreviations 4

Preface 5

Summary: appropriate measures for integrating people with disabilities in the infrastructure sector 6

1 Why and how should disability dimension be included in development cooperation 8
1.1 Disabled people are at the bottom by MDG indicators 8
1.2 Poverty, disability and the role of infrastructure 9
1.2.1 The vicious circle of poverty and disability 9
1.2.2 The current understanding of disability 9
1.2.3 Inclusion of disabled people as an indication of social development 11
1.2.4 Strategies towards equal opportunities 12
1.2.5 Design-for-All (DfA) - Planning for all 13
1.2.6 Tools for accessibility 14
1.3 International norms and standards on disabled people's equal rights and participation in development 15
1.3.1 The UN standard rules 15
1.3.2 ILO code of practice for managing disability at the workplace 16
1.4 Donor policies regarding disability and development 16
1.4.1 Intergovernmental organisations 16
1.4.2 Good practice examples in policy design in OECD countries 19
1.4.3 Examples of tools for inclusive development planning 21

2 Infrastructure and disability 22
2.1 Water, sanitation and disability 22
2.1.1 Prevention of disabling diseases 23
2.1.2 Access to water and sanitation by disabled people 24
2.1.3 Examples of designs and tools 25
2.1.4 Infrastructure considerations 25
2.2 Transport and disability 26
2.2.1 Road safety and the prevention of disabilities 26
2.2.2 Accessibility of transport services to disabled people 31
2.2.3 Design criteria 28
2.2.4 Implementation and enforcement mechanisms 28
2.2.5 Strategic considerations 29
2.3 Disability considerations in the energy sector 29
2.3.1 Implications of energy use: indoor air pollution and disability 29
2.3.2 Access to energy services by disabled people 31
2.3.3 Key issues for infrastructure considerations 31

3 Recommendations 33
3.1 General recommendations 33
3.1.1 Policies 33
3.1.2 Stategies
3.1.3 Implementation mechanisms 34
3.1.4 Financing 35
3.1.5 Monitoring and sharing 35
3.2 Sector specific recommendations: integration of disabled persons in the infrastructure sector 36
3.2.1 Water & sanitation 36
3.2.2 Transport and disability 37
3.2.3 Energy services and disability 38

4 Annex: key reference material

5 Endnotes

Soggetto

Situazioni di rischio, emergenze umanitarie

Ultimo aggiornamento

29/4/2010