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Gender

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.

'Pakistan's women worst prepared in region for natural disasters' - NGO

25 Nov 2014, TRF

'Across the region, women's resilience isn't being considered in national planning to ensure women can plan for and recover from natural disasters,' Melissa Bungcaras, resilience and disaster risk reduction adviser to ActionAid Australia, said by phone from Kathmandu...


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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