Emergency Planning & Response Issues Paper

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability is seeking information about the experiences of people with disability during recent emergencies in Australia. ‘The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic our country is facing comes just months after the summer bushfire crisis. Both of these events have had a profound effect on the Australian population. ‘We already know that people with disability can be severely affected by emergencies and may be at a higher risk of experiencing violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation at these times.

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Topics:
Disability Royal Commission

Author:
Disability Royal Commission

Date published:
Wed 15th Apr, 2020

Closing date:
Tue 14th Jul, 2020