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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.

APEC: Women lead way in disaster risk reduction in vulnerable Asia-Pacific - Press release

25 Mar 2015, APEC

'Empowering women to mitigate disaster risk is critical,' said Emmeline Verzosa, Chair of the APEC Policy Partnership on Women and the Economy... '[Really what is needed is] an environment that widens the door of opportunity for women in economies and advances women’s entrepreneurship...


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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