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Mangkhut disproportionally affects those with disabilities

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 2:39 pm | CBM

In pre-dawn darkness, Super Typhoon Mangkhut made landfall on Saturday in the coastal town of Baggao in Cagayan province on the northern tip of Luzon, Philippines. What is often forgotten is that up to 15% of people in its path have disabilities and ... More >>

Eat, drink and give blindfolded for a worthy cause

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 10:25 am | CBM

Eat, drink and give blindfolded for a worthy cause Experience the smells, the tastes and pleasures of fine cuisine – while blindfolded – at cbm’s annual fundraising dinner at Simon Gault’s restaurant Euro, Sunday August 10 2014. This much anticipated ... More >>

Breaking Barriers and Opening Doors

Tuesday, 3 December 2013, 9:58 am | CBM

Today, 3rd December 2013, World Disability Day, cbm calls on world leaders and UN agencies to include persons with disabilities in global disaster preparedness and humanitarian action. More >>

Kiwis: provide relief to most vulnerable in Philippines

Tuesday, 12 November 2013, 4:50 pm | CBM

Typhoon Haiyan is set to become the Philippines deadliest natural disaster. As many as 10,000 people are believed dead after one of the worst storms ever recorded unleashed violent winds and giant waves, washing away entire towns and displacing hundreds ... More >>

Prepare a feast for the senses – Blind!

Tuesday, 19 June 2012, 9:54 am | CBM

Fancy a tour through the smell, textures and tastes of fine dining and are not scared of the dark? Then the Blind Dining Experience at Wellington’s Shed 5 restaurant could be for you. More >>

Canterbury Earthquake Symposium Focuses on Disabled

Friday, 25 May 2012, 11:44 am | CBM

International guest speaker Valerie Scherrer of CBM will be visiting from Brussels to speak at a Christchurch symposium addressing disability inclusion in emergency preparedness and response. More >>

Call to Action on Inclusive Development

Friday, 25 November 2011, 4:35 pm | CBM

cbm calls for stronger inclusion and involvement of people with disabilities in foreign aid projects and programmes. Traditionally, people with disabilities either cannot access or are excluded from aid programmes, and this has to change. More >>

MasterChef fundraiser exceeds charity's expectations

Wednesday, 23 November 2011, 12:11 pm | CBM

Simon Gault and his team at the Auckland restaurant Euro have completed two blind dining events for the charity cbm raising significant funds and awareness for the charity. More >>

Show your love for mum by helping another

Tuesday, 3 May 2011, 2:31 pm | CBM

As we lead in to Mother’s Day, cbm are focusing their efforts around the struggles that women are faced with every day throughout the developing world – a condition known as fistula. This month cbm is focusing their fund-raising efforts around the ... More >>

People with disabilities affected by earthquake

Wednesday, 2 March 2011, 10:14 am | CBM

Darren Ward, CEO of disability organisation cbm, says people with a disability who need help in Christchurch need to speak up. Mr Ward and a team of three experts in disability have spent the last five days in Christchurch helping to coordinate and ... More >>

People with disabilities need to speak up

Wednesday, 2 March 2011, 10:05 am | CBM

Darren Ward, CEO of disability organisation cbm, says people with a disability who need help in Christchurch need to speak up. Mr Ward and a team of three experts in disability have spent the last five days in Christchurch helping to coordinate and ... More >>

‘Blind’ dining for a good cause

Tuesday, 28 September 2010, 2:28 pm | CBM

On Monday, 4 October, parsley in your teeth will be socially acceptable as Wellingtonian’s dine blindfolded for a good cause. More >>

Disabled Haitian children dealt a double blow

Friday, 5 February 2010, 2:41 pm | CBM

cbm had helped to fund The St Vincent School for Handicapped Children, which collapsed, killing two teachers and seven children. It has left the leaving the nation without a dedicated resource for children with sight and hearing disabilities. Photo credit: ... More >>

World-first may revolutionise child sponsorship

Sunday, 9 August 2009, 2:43 pm | CBM

A New Zealand innovation has created a unique approach to sponsoring underprivileged children in developing countries. This world-first may revolutionise child sponsorship programmes globally by maximising direct support to recipients and radically minimising ... More >>

 

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