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Women led disaster task force: creating differences in their society


Disaster Watch newsletter, November 2012:

This issue showcases women’s resilience initiatives and their role in risk reduction activities and local development in Bihar, India, where the community uses traditional practices of coping mechanism in floods. Given the opportunity women leaders emerge in the community and take up problems and challenges of local development and resilience initiatives.

Keywords

  • Themes:Gender, Indigenous Knowledge, Social Impacts & Resilience
  • Hazards:Flood
  • Countries/Regions:India

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/29450

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