Despite global commitments to leave no one behind, those most affected and vulnerable are not receiving the assistance they need when disasters strike. Older persons, people with disabilities, women, poor and socially marginalised people with lack of access to information, decision making structures, resources and social justice are disproportionately affected by hazards. Displaced persons also often live in disaster-prone areas.
This booklet presents the four key areas in which the IFRC recommends increased attention and action by all stakeholders:
This document was first published in Preventionweb