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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.

by UNISDR, (left to right) Major Groups representatives meet with Margareta Wahlstrom, UNISDR Head, Maria Veronica Bastias Gonzalez, NGOs, Akiko Domoto, Women's Groups, Fatimetou Mint Abdel Malick, local authorities, Galina Angarova, Indigenous Peoples, and Sam Johnson, Youth and Children.

Civil society calls for inclusive DRR

15 Jul 2014, UNISDR

The Major Group is calling for an international science advisory mechanism for disaster risk reduction which would focus on issues such as the special needs of least developed countries and small island developing states, evidence-based approaches and education...


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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