i-DRR and its purpose

Practical advice on making Disaster Risk Reduction programmes and projects accessible and inclusive for persons with disabilities.


i-DRR aims to contribute to improve the quality and effectiveness of DRR programmes.

Ownership and re-use

i-DRR was developed by CBM Global Disability Inclusion

Authors: Manuel Rothe, Charlotte Axelsson, Nino Gvetadze, Anne-Sophie Trujillo, Marcie Roth, Talal Waheed, Broja Gopal Saha, Ravi Ranganathan. 

You may use our content for non-profit use for free and without permission.

Please credit "CBM Global" as the source when using the material.

Pictures, schemes and drawings must keep their original copyright and/or source.

Download for best results

Once downloaded, i-DRR works without an internet connection.

Download i-DRR to your phone, tablet, laptop or other device and you can use it anywhere.

On Android mobile devices, access i-DRR through your browser, download the content in your preferred language and "add to homescreen".

Upgrade to use all the features

To use i-DRR offline and search for advice you may need to upgrade.

This tool works best in the latest version of major browsers. That is Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, and Safari.

Apple users

i-DRR works fully on iPhones and iPads with iOS 12+. You can upgrade easily upgrade your version of iOS.

The easiest way to upgrade is via your device settings. Go to Settings > General > Software Update and follow the instructions to download and install the latest operating system.

Microsoft users

Internet Explorer does not support all features of this app. Please download either of the following browsers:

Google Chrome - Download Chrome

Mozilla Firefox - Download Firefox

Microsoft Edge (available if you have Windows 10 and above) - Download Edge

Finding the tips you need

Sections group related advice cards together.

Cards describe tasks or processes and how to make them inclusive.

Search for words (e.g. 'latrine' or 'ramp') for suggestions of cards giving you tips and advice.

Add cards to your Favourites page.


i-DRR conforms to Level AA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.


CBM Global developed this tool and organised its contents by compiling good practices and guidance from many organisations working in the DRR sector as well as disability-specific organisations.

CBM Global feels this tool values and spreads existing knowledge, across the DRR sector.

CBM Global maintains and updates i-DRR regularly, and supports translation into further languages.

Help improve the tool

Write to us at inclusiveapps@cbm-global.org with your feedback and suggestions. Such as:

We value all contributions and recognise them in the reference sections.

Help us improve the information we provide, and ensure it is accessible to anyone who needs it.

Thank you.