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Building partnerships to access resources and schemes


Disaster Watch newsletter, November 2012:

This publication describes the good progress grassroots women leaders from Darbhanga in Bihar have made in negotiating with local panchayat, block level officials and district level authorities in accessing resources and schemes that help in addressing local vulnerability and disaster risk reduction (DRR). It points out that empowered and informed women groups have demonstrated that they could take a leading role in local development and DRR.

Keywords

  • Themes:Community-based DRR, Gender, Governance
  • Hazards:Flood
  • Countries/Regions:India

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/29451

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