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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.

In Tajikistan, migrant wives lead preparedness and response

27 Jul 2015, OCHA

"In our country, where more than half of the male population works outside the country, it is essential to put women first on the disaster risk reduction agenda if we want to prevent deaths and considerable economic losses in these already impoverished areas," says Muborakhon Akbarova, project manager at Mercy Corps...


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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