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Addressing the gender implications of disaster risk reduction (DRR) policy and practice, raising awareness of gendered vulnerabilities of both men and women, and promoting gender-sensitive approaches to DRR.

Tanzanian villagers flourish, fight drought

27 Aug 2015, Feed the Future, United States of America - gov

The dry, desert-like conditions in Mvumi village in Dodoma, Tanzania are not easy for local people and routinely lead to poor crop yields. Through training, Mwele, a member of the community has learn to apply new techniques to maintain a thriving home garden even in times of drought. She proudly encourages other women by showing them her outcomes to encourage them to adopt this approach...


Extracts of progress reports by progress indicator on the implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action
  • Indicator 4.2 [PDF, 102Kb]Social development policies and plans are being implemented to reduce the vulnerability of populations most at risk

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