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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.

 Yoga Maya Karki, Nepal by Kieran Doherty/Oxfam

"Nepal one year on, most vulnerable people risk exclusion from earthquake recovery"

22 Apr 2016, Oxfam Intl

A year after the deadly earthquake in Nepal, thousands of people, especially women and landless, are being deprived of funds to rebuild because they do not own land or cannot prove they owned the land where they lived, said Oxfam in a new report published today. According to the report, people end up living in temporary shelters, sometimes for years, slowing country's recovery....


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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