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Mainstreaming gender in climate change and disaster risk management at UWI Mona: a case study for the Caribbean round table in preparation for the IV international conference on gender and disaster


This case study analyzes the outcome of a course covering gender, climate change, and disaster risk management at the University of the West Indies. The course lists rationales for selection as a good practice of gender mainstreaming in disasters. The rationale include: (i) legitimacy; (ii) ownership; (iii) impact; (iv) sustainability; (v) information management; (vi) institution support; and (vii) replicability.

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  • Themes:Climate Change, Disaster Risk Management, Gender, Information Management
  • Countries/Regions:Americas, Jamaica

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/27688

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