In all phases of disaster risk management, it is essential to identify:
Who are the people with disabilities?:Have data disaggregated by name, gender, age, type of disability.
Where are people with disabilities?Regular and permanent physical location, location in risk areas, accessibility barriers.
What do people with disabilities need?Know the autonomy and independence degree, communication and information for alerts and alarms, use of assistive devices, need of support in evacuation, knowledge of disaster preparedness, others.
Information management on disability:Disaggregated data on disability must be part of the information systems of the institutions involved in disaster risk management.