People with disabilities are disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. Aleema Shivji, Executive Director of Humanity & Inclusion UK, calls on the signatories of the Humanitarian Disability Charter, including the UK government, to make good on their commitments to include people with disabilities in humanitarian response to the pandemic.
Many vulnerable people like Meryam in Ethiopia depend on their own business to live. Due to lockdown measures, no business means no food. Humanity & Inclusion (HI) helps her. Mutual assistance is key, Meryam says.