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Make women agents for resilience

UNISDR ROAS

Women and girls are often considered a ‘problem’, overlooking the fact they are an integral part of resilience building. This leads to the perpetuation of stereotypes as evident in overall disaster management activities, including in communications and media portrayal...

  • 'Super-flood' risk Pakistan

    IRIN

    'Better capacity and systems to cope with flooding, along with earlier evacuation have saved people’s lives,' NDMA spokesman Ahmad Kamal told IRIN, praising the efforts of local authorities and army rescue teams. Tens of thousands of people were evacuated ahead of the floods...

  • Floods, storms and quakes uproot 22 million in 2013

    TRF

    Positive trends include improvements in disaster preparedness, including early warning systems and emergency evacuations, which mean that more people now survive disasters. Improved data collection helps planning...

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