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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.

 By UNISDR

IPU hears call to support women in DRR

16 Oct 2014, UNISDR

'A number of countries involve women and men actively in disaster risk management and planning and have integrated gender dimensions into risk reduction and disaster response plans. However, women’s rights and their role as change agents in their societies are often overlooked in the disaster context, where women are categorized as a vulnerable groups,' Ms Wahlström said...


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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