Handicap International (HI) is an independent international solidarity association, which intervenes in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflicts and disasters. Working alongside persons with disabilities and vulnerable people. HI is committed to promote the respect of their dignity and their fundamental rights. HI acts and bears witness to meet their essential needs and improve their living conditions. For many years, HI has been implementing DRR and CCA projects that protect and empower traditionally excluded groups at higher risk of disaster, including persons with disabilities. HI also works with DRR practitioners and decision-makers to ensure their strategies are inclusive of those most at risk groups.