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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.

Australia: Researchers investigate the impacts of bushfires on the Blue Mountains LGBTI community

29 Sep 2014, Univ of Sydney

'We want to encourage practices that reduce vulnerability and increase resilience among marginalised groups. Understanding the experiences of people in a location like the Blue Mountains, where there is a significant LGBTI community, will help us do that,' says Dr Gorman-Murray...


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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