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  • The Father Of Rehabilitative Medicine

  • What We Did Until Now

    WRF Project Report from September, 2022 to April, 2023

  • 16% of the world’s population, or 1 in 6 of us, experience significant disability.

    WHO, 2023

  • Rehabilitation Services Among Refugees with Disabilities in Lebanese Communities

    WRF, 2022-2023

World Rehabilitation Fund

The World Rehabilitation Fund (WRF) is an International non-profit non-governmental Organization headquartered in New York. Founded in 1955 by Howard A. Rusk, M.D., universally known as the Father of Modern Rehabilitation Medicine. WRF is the pioneer organization devoted to the development and implementation of rehabilitation programs for people with disabilities throughout the world. WRF has been implementing programs in nearly all areas of rehabilitation and through virtually all types of rehabilitation service providers, giving hope and help to people in Lebanon since the early 1970s. Ever since its foundation and over the five past decades, the fund has been instrumental in the initiation, implementation and development of programs and activities, in many countries around the world, targeting the needs of persons with disabilities and addressing issues related to prevention of disability, in its various forms, rehabilitation, social integration and social welfare.

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Numbers from September 2022- April 2023

  • 3,802 Beneficiaries Assisted With Multiple Services
  • 2,019 With Assisted Eyeglasses, Visual and Hearing Aids
  • 290 With Assisted Prosthetic and Orthotic Aids
  • 472 With Assisted Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy
  • 1,063 With Rehabilitation Aids, Special Devices and Self Care & Home Care Supplies
  • 19 With Home & Car Adaptations