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  • A graphic for International Day of People with Disabilities, including cartoon images of people with different types of disabilities and the text 'Build back a #BetterWorldForAll.

    International Day for Persons with Disabilities: Let’s build back a better world for all

    Friday, 3rd December, 2021

    Today, on International Day of People with Disabilities, as the world prepares to recover, vaccinate, and build back better, CBM UK and our partners seek to ensure the world we build is a better world for all.

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  • Red background with a white wreath and text: The Big Give Christmas Challenge.

    The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2021

    Tuesday, 30th November, 2021

    Today, on Giving Tuesday, we’re launching our Big Give Christmas Challenge, to free women in Nigeria from devastating fistula. For one week only, from 30th November-7th December, your donations will be DOUBLED…

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  • Wheelchair user, Purna, sat next to her home after it's been reduced to rubble during an earthquake in Nepal in 2015.

    Disability-inclusive Climate Action: How can we do better after COP26?

    Thursday, 25th November, 2021

    CBM UK will be joining a group of international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) on Monday 29th November looking at how best to ensure that people with disabilities are meaningfully included in climate change adaptation.

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  • Diane Louise Jordan supports Christmas Miracles campaign

    Monday, 15th November, 2021

    Broadcaster Diane Louise Jordan, well-known for presenting iconic TV shows Songs of Praise and Blue Peter, has voiced her support for CBM’s Christmas Miracles campaign, which aims to give the Miracle gift of sight…

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  • Three of the panel of experts speaking at CBM's COP26 event, sat on stage.

    Watch our #COP26 event: An Inclusive Planet

    Tuesday, 9th November, 2021

    On Friday 5th November, CBM UK hosted a side-event at COP26, focussing on the impacts of climate change on people with disabilities and how climate adaptation and resilience measures can be more inclusive…

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  • CBM's Emergency Response Team member Allen speaks to Jafnos, a man with physical disabilities, following the destruction caused by Cyclone Idai in Zimbabwe. 

    “What’s Climate Change got to do with disability”: CBM’s Mary Keogh on BBC Ouch podcast

    Wednesday, 3rd November, 2021

    “People with disabilities have a role to be caretakers of the world and have the skills to do that” Dr Mary Keogh, Advocacy Director at CBM Global, tells BBC Ouch.

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  • Haova, a mother of three who has a physical disability, can now provide nutritious food for her children. She has also been able to buy a laying hen to improve their longer-term food security.

    Thank you for providing life-saving support to families in Madagascar

    Thursday, 28th October, 2021

    Your generous gifts are providing a lifeline to 1100 families in Southern Madagascar.

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  • Wheelchair user Ezekiel (62) digs a rainwater channel near his home in Zimbabwe.

    #COP26: Promoting inclusive climate action

    Tuesday, 26th October, 2021

    CBM UK and CBM Global will be joining Disability Movement and civil society partners at #COP26, the UN climate conference in Glasgow, to ensure that disability inclusion is not overlooked.

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  • Gill and Peter Godber with their guests at their World Sight Day garden party

    World Sight Day garden party raises vital funds to prevent blindness

    Monday, 25th October, 2021

    To mark World Sight Day (14th October), Cambridge-based CBM volunteers Gill and Peter Godber held a garden party, raising vital funds to prevent blindness in the world’s poorest places.

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  • CBM Zimbabwe Emergency Response Team member Allen with Ezekiel, 62, in his new wheelchair at his home in a food-insecure area of Chiredzi, Zimbabwe.

    Disability Inclusion in Climate Action: new guide published

    Monday, 18th October, 2021

    Today, BOND’s Disability and Development Group (DDG) launches a new climate briefing, which urges all NGOs to ensure a disability-inclusive approach to climate action.

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