The ability to prepare, respond and recover from disasters depends on a combination of factors including class, caste, gender, age, disability, ethnicity, race, sexuality, nationality, immigration status, geographical location, and religion.

Climate change affects people differently, and the most discriminated against are most affected, altering their rights to safety and access to social justice.
Stockholm Environment Institute

This report, as part of an emerging body of literature, shows that the humanitarian and DRR systems often fail to acknowledge or address the discrimination, violence and exclusion experienced by people with diverse Sexual Orientations, Gender Identities

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women Edge Effect

In response to persistent challenges of gender inequality in Vanuatu, the government introduced a National Gender Equality Policy (NGEP) in 2016. The policy lapsed in 2019, and a second phase (NGEP 2) will be implemented for the period 2020–2024.


Oxfam International Secretariat

Disability stakeholders in Vanuatu and Australia collaborated to implement a research project which would identify the consequences of this absence. A critical objective of this study was to make recommendations to enable agencies and communities across

Vanuatu - government Oxfam - Australia CBM International Vanuatu Society for People with Disability
On International Women's Day, Loreto Brossard makes a call not to leave women and girls with disabilities behind and to stop excluding them from international fora.
ONG Inclusiva
Palau has taken concrete action to leave no one behind in its disaster risk management efforts.
United Nations Development Programme United Nations Development Programme Fiji Multi-Country Office