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''The Peace Corps’ (PC) Reasonable Accommodation for People with Disabilities (RAPD) program is administered by the American Diversity Program (ADP). The ADP Manager (ADPM) oversees the PC’s reasonable accommodation process. The PC’s Reasonable Accommodations for People with Disabilities (RAPD) program is designed to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified employees or applicants for employment. An accommodation is a change involving the workplace that enables a person with a disability to enjoy equal employment opportunities. Many individuals with disabilities can apply for and perform jobs without the need for an accommodation. However, where workplace barriers exist, such as physical obstacles or rules regarding how a job is performed, the need for an accommodation may be necessary. A reasonable accommodation serves two fundamental purposes. First, a reasonable accommodation removes barriers that prevent people with disabilities from applying for or performing jobs for which they are qualified. Second, a reasonable accommodation enables the Agency to expand the pool of qualified workers, thus allowing the PC to benefit from the talents of people who might otherwise be arbitrarily barred from employment.''
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''Effective procedures for processing reasonable accommodation request will advance both these goals. They will enable the PC to handle requests in a prompt, fair, and efficient manner; they will assure that individuals with disabilities understand how to approach the system and know what to expect; and they will be a resource both for individuals with disabilities and for PC employees, so that all parties can understand the legal requirements of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.''
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==[[Africa]]==
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Benin#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Benin]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Botswana#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Botswana]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Burkina Faso#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Burkina Faso]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Cameroon#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Cameroon]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Cape Verde#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Cape Verde]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Ethiopia#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Ethiopia]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_The Gambia#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in The Gambia]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Ghana#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Ghana]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Guinea#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Guinea]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Kenya#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Kenya]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Lesotho#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Lesotho]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Madagascar#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Madagascar]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Malawi#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Malawi]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Mali#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Mali]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Mauritania#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Mauritania]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Mozambique#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Mozambique]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Namibia#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Namibia]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Niger#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Niger]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Rwanda#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Rwanda]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Senegal#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Senegal]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_South Africa#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in South Africa]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Swaziland#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Swaziland]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Tanzania#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Tanzania]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Togo#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Togo]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Uganda#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Uganda]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Zambia#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Zambia]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Cambodia#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Cambodia]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_China#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in China]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Mongolia#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Mongolia]] <br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Philippines#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Philippines]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Thailand#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Thailand]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Belize#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Belize]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Costa Rica#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Costa Rica]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_El Salvador#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in El Salvador]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Guatemala#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Guatemala]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Honduras#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Honduras]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Mexico#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Mexico]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Nicaragua#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Nicaragua]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Panama#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Panama]]<br>
  
  
East Timor (more correctly known as Timor Loro sa’e, or “Timor of the Rising Sun”) was the first new Peace Corps program of the 21st century. The invitation to the Peace Corps to work in East Timor originated with the provisional government and was transmitted to senior government and Peace Corps officials in the United States. President George W. Bush, in his State of the Union address in January 2002, specifically mentioned East Timor in the context of a growing Peace Corps presence throughout the world.  
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Peace Corps staff worked to establish the fledgling Peace Corps program before the official independence of the new country on May 20, 2002. On May 21, former President Bill Clinton congratulated the Peace Corps on its entry into East Timor during his speech in the country’s capital as he officially opened the U.S. embassy and the U.S. mission in the country.  The diplomatic note formally establishing the Peace Corps program was signed soon afterward by Nobel Peace Laureate and East Timorese Minister of Foreign Affairs José Ramos-Horta.
 
  
The first group of 19 Volunteers arrived in East Timor on June 21, 2002, as third-year extending Volunteers, representing more than 10 countries where Peace Corps Volunteers served.
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As experienced Volunteers, they were able to prepare a foundation for the future. The first group of new Volunteers arrived in April 2003 to work in local governance and community health services promotion.Two more groups arrived in 2004 and one group in 2005, with Volunteers serving in both health promotion and rural community development.
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As a new program, Peace Corps/East Timor is in an ongoing learning process about the country and its needs. As such, our two projects, community development and health promotion, continue to evolve. This means as new Peace Corps Volunteers you should expect that your project may change during your service, and that assignments may not precisely follow original formal job descriptions.
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Albania#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Albania]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Armenia#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Armenia]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Azerbaijan#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Azerbaijan]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Bulgaria#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Bulgaria]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Georgia#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Georgia]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Kazakhstan#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Kazakhstan]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Kyrgyzstan#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Kyrgyzstan]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Macedonia#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Macedonia]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Moldova#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Moldova]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Romania#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Romania]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Turkmenistan#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Turkmenistan]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Ukraine#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Ukraine]]<br>
  
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===History and Future of Peace Corps Programming in East Timor ===
 
  
Administratively, East Timor is divided into 13 districts, each with a district capital where district administrations are located. Each district encompasses a number of subdistricts, much like counties in the United States. Within each subdistrict are villages and hamlets governed by either or both traditional and elected village chiefs. Since the start of Peace Corps in East Timor, we have been working to meet the basic community development needs in areas such as organizational development, health promotion, small-scale agriculture, water and sanitation, nutrition, environment, HIV/AIDs, and women’s and youth development. Peace Corps/East Timor’s community development project is integrated around several objectives:
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* Increased participation of rural communities and community-based organizations in defining, implementing, and managing grass-roots project activities;
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* Enhancement of traditional food and livelihood security strategies through training and orientation in gardening, small-income generation, and nutrition; 
 
* Greater and more significant participation of women and youth in all facets of community-level projects and development activities; and
 
* An emphasis on collaborative projects and activities that link communities and organizations and promote self-reliance and decreased dependency on outside donors.  The 13 administrative districts also host district health management centers, village clinics, and mobile clinics. These provide preventive and treatment services. While the main job of district health management teams is responding to immediate health needs, Volunteers help these teams with preventive health education and promotion activities.  Volunteers target community members, especially youth, women, and children because these sectors of the population are usually the most in need and the benefits that accrue are typically the most dramatic, long-term, and sustainable.
 
  
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Morocco#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Morocco]]<br>
  
Volunteers also focus on capacity-building with health service providers. In East Timor, the legacy of the Indonesian occupation means that most current service providers have never done health extension work and often face many other challenges in the management of their everyday work.
 
  
In addition to community development and health promotion, Peace Corps/East Timor focuses on “global initiatives” that cut across project lines and provide secondary work opportunities for Volunteers in all project areas. These initiatives include information and communications technology, HIV/AIDS education and prevention, girls’ education, and the environment. Other areas that may be avenues for Peace Corps support in the future include agroforestry and cooperative/small business promotion.  
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The development needs in rural East Timor are enormous and cover a wide range of project areas. Volunteers are encouraged to identify “secondary projects” in their communities that address real needs as well as tap into their own particular interests and backgrounds.
 
  
Most Volunteers work with youth—supporting and training youth groups, doing geography projects, and developing after-school activities such as sports clubs. Other popular secondary project areas are teaching English and computer skills, especially to women and youth. Several Volunteers are strengthening small community groups, from women’s clubs to a pottery cooperative. Still others are doing small-scale demonstration gardening and dry-land permaculture.
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Ecuador#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Ecuador]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Guyana#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Guyana]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Paraguay#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Paraguay]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Peru#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Peru]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Suriname#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Suriname]]<br>
  
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Dominican Republic#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Dominican Republic]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_the Eastern Caribbean#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in the Eastern Caribbean]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Guyana#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Guyana]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Jamaica#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Jamaica]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Suriname#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Suriname]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Fiji#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Fiji]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Kiribati#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Kiribati]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Micronesia#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Micronesia]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Samoa#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Samoa]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Tonga#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Tonga]]<br>
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[[Diversity_and_cross-cultural_issues_in_Vanuatu#Possible_Issues_for_Volunteers_With_Disabilities | Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Vanuatu]]<br>
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Revision as of 22:08, 24 November 2008


See also:

Peace Corps: Standard Operating Procedure for Providing Reasonable Accommodations


The Peace Corps’ (PC) Reasonable Accommodation for People with Disabilities (RAPD) program is administered by the American Diversity Program (ADP). The ADP Manager (ADPM) oversees the PC’s reasonable accommodation process. The PC’s Reasonable Accommodations for People with Disabilities (RAPD) program is designed to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified employees or applicants for employment. An accommodation is a change involving the workplace that enables a person with a disability to enjoy equal employment opportunities. Many individuals with disabilities can apply for and perform jobs without the need for an accommodation. However, where workplace barriers exist, such as physical obstacles or rules regarding how a job is performed, the need for an accommodation may be necessary. A reasonable accommodation serves two fundamental purposes. First, a reasonable accommodation removes barriers that prevent people with disabilities from applying for or performing jobs for which they are qualified. Second, a reasonable accommodation enables the Agency to expand the pool of qualified workers, thus allowing the PC to benefit from the talents of people who might otherwise be arbitrarily barred from employment.

Effective procedures for processing reasonable accommodation request will advance both these goals. They will enable the PC to handle requests in a prompt, fair, and efficient manner; they will assure that individuals with disabilities understand how to approach the system and know what to expect; and they will be a resource both for individuals with disabilities and for PC employees, so that all parties can understand the legal requirements of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.



Main article: Diversity and cross-cultural issues by country




Africa

Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Benin
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Botswana
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Burkina Faso
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Cameroon
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Cape Verde
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Ethiopia
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in The Gambia
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Ghana
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Guinea
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Kenya
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Lesotho
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Madagascar
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Malawi
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Mali
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Mauritania
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Mozambique
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Namibia
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Niger
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Rwanda
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Senegal
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in South Africa
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Swaziland
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Tanzania
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Togo
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Uganda
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Zambia



Asia

Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Cambodia
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in China
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Mongolia
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Philippines
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Thailand



Central America and Mexico

Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Belize
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Costa Rica
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in El Salvador
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Guatemala
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Honduras
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Mexico
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Nicaragua
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Panama



Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Albania
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Armenia
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Azerbaijan
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Bulgaria
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Georgia
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Kazakhstan
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Kyrgyzstan
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Macedonia
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Moldova
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Romania
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Turkmenistan
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Ukraine


North Africa and the Middle East

Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Jordan
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Morocco



South America

Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Bolivia
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Ecuador
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Guyana
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Paraguay
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Peru
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Suriname


The Caribbean

Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Dominican Republic
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in the Eastern Caribbean
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Guyana
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Jamaica
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Suriname

The Pacific Islands

Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Fiji
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Kiribati
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Micronesia
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Samoa
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Tonga
Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities in Vanuatu