Southern Africa Federation of the Disabled (SAFOD)

IDA: Recommendations for Inclusive COVID19 Response


The "Key Recommendations toward a Disability-Inclusive COVID19 Response" includes a is a list of the main barriers that persons with disabilities face in this emergency situation along with some practical solutions and recommendations.

How SAFOD and the entire disability movement could utilize this resource in Southern Africa?

  • SAFOD, affiliates and partners could use the resource as a key reference material when engaging SADC, Governments and other stakeholders on best ways to mainstream disability within their COVID-19 regional, national and community response plans / strategies / programs.
  • SAFOD could adapt most of the recommendations into its own advocacy materials on COVID-19.

Other observations and recommendations

Ensure that the resource is re-packaged in accessible formats, including Braille, audio books/text, large prints, etc.

Download the Resource Here