Women's Resilience to Disasters Knowledge Hub Library

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The Women’s Resilience to Disasters (WRD) Knowledge Hub is an online platform providing consolidated access to data, tools, research, and expertise on the gender dimensions of disasters and threats and gender-responsive disaster risk reduction and resilience.

This library has been collated by UN Women for the WRD Knowledge Hub, drawing upon the PreventionWeb library.  In addition to the searchable library of research, articles and publications the WRD Knowledge Hub includes: i) the perspectives of women on the forefront of disasters and leading resilience action; ii) a network of practitioners, supported by an expert register; iii) a toolbox of resources such as training and guidance organised by topic; iv) case studies and good practices.

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2004

This guide considers the disastrous effects of crises on employment
and poverty; as well as the capacity of crisis-affected people, men and
women, to overcome their devastating effects and ensure return to decent life.

International Labour Organization
2007

Good practices and lessons learned:

This publication is part of ongoing efforts facilitated by the UNISDR secretariat to build a global partnership for mainstreaming gender issues into the disaster risk reduction process. Such efforts have become urgent

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
2005

This one-stop user-friendly electronic guide is aiming to help answer the following questions: What is the link between gender equality and disaster risk? What lessons have been learned in the field and through scientific study? How can this knowledge be

Public Entity Risk Institute