https://www.burwood.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Dr-johnny-Prof-Phil-.png 1000 999 Anna Chirnside https://www.burwood.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/New-Landscape-Logo-1000-x-350-mm.png Anna Chirnside2021-11-07 18:33:012021-11-07 18:33:01Disabled People’s Wellbeing 10 Years Post-earthquake Research
Everyone is affected after a disaster. But some people are affected worse than others. Nearly one in 5 people in Christchurch self-report that they have some current physical or psychological disability. And disabled people are known to be more vulnerable following disaster and experience many barriers regarding community access, housing, assistance, and social connection in a disaster’s aftermath.