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Collecting Data for the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action: The Application of the Washington Group Questions

Learn how to plan for and use the Washington Group Questions (WGQs)—a methodology to understand, identify, and collect data on persons with disabilities in humanitarian action. This course was generously provided by Humanity & Inclusion.

Online Courses • 2 Hours • English, Arabic, French • Free

What You Will Learn

In humanitarian contexts, people with disabilities are among the most marginalized in any crisis-affected community and humanitarian actors are rarely aware of the number of persons with disabilities in a given disaster or crisis. Learn how to plan for and use the Washington Group Questions (WGQs) to identify persons with disabilities in humanitarian action.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the approach to identifying persons with disabilities, which underpins the WGQs

  • Understand the importance of collecting data on persons with disabilities

  • Learn how to plan and use the WGQs

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"Very useful course. It's important for anyone working with people with disabilities to know and practice WGQs." 

Mohammed F.

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