The impact of climate change and natural disaster on disabled people in Australia
Kelly Cox is the Vice President of People with Disabilities Australia and Co-Lead of the 2022 CoSP Civil Society delegation. Kelly is a disabled person that uses a powered wheelchair for mobility and was affected by the major floods that happened in the Northern Rivers of Northern NSW in February and March of 2022.Kelly has dedicated to collating the stories of other disabled and marginalised people that have been affected by this flood and presented these stories to the 15th session of the United Nations Conference of States Parties (CoSP) to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in New York.
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