Now I Am Safer Campaign Video Media Alternative Transcript

DESCRIPTION:

A younger man with a short bushy beard on his chin, wearing a long blue shirt and sarong.

In the bottom corner and a woman interprets in sign language.

MAN:

The people with disabilities get affected the most when a disaster comes.

DESCRIPTION:

He walks along a palm-edged dirt road beside a field, supporting his right side with a bamboo staff.

Then, a different man with a long black and grey beard. His right arm is missing below the elbow.

DESCRIPTION:

A house with a tin roof and a porch made from wooden poles, bamboo and palm leaves. Then, the man with the black and grey beard again. He walks across in front of his house. It is surrounded by palm trees and somewhat damaged.

MAN:

There were negative attitudes. “You are a disabled person. Why should we include you in the committees?”

DESCRIPTION:

A young woman with one cloudy eye, wearing a headscarf patterned with white, brown and pink flowers.

WOMAN:

In decision-making on disasters, people with disabilities must be included.

DESCRIPTION:

She sits on a bench in front of a long white building. A group of other people gather around her and they pose and hold up signs written in Bengali.

DESCRIPTION: The younger man with the black beard stands in front of meeting room full of people.

MAN:

The rights of people with disabilities should be considered.

DESCRIPTION: a succession of people crossing their arms looking at the camera.

DESCRIPTION:

An older man with a bushy white beard and glasses, wearing a white shirt.

MAN:

You must remember us.

DESCRIPTION: the woman with the floral headscarf sitting down looking at the camera.

WOMAN:

It is my demand.

DESCRIPTION:

She raises her fist firmly.

DESCRIPTION:

In front of a rural village with palm trees and simple buildings, there is a large projector screen built on a metal scaffold.  Digital images appear on it – a video of people walking on a flooded shore, with the text: ” People with disabilities are often the worst affected by disasters.”

On the same billboard another screen comes up with text that says: “together we can change this. Join us. Cbm.org.au/nowiamsafer

Then a red and yellow logo made of dots in the shape of a cross, curved as though it is on the side of a sphere. Below this text: “together we can do more.”