Women's Resilience to Disasters Knowledge Hub Library


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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Natural hazards are gender neutral; however, they do not affect all members of society equally.
World Bank, the
Sheela Patel explains why women are ideally placed to map vulnerability to climate change in their community and city.
International Institute for Environment and Development

This study aims to build knowledge on how to contribute to gender transformation by achieving systemic changes and addressing the root causes of gender inequality in resilience and climate programming. This research took a feminist and participatory

Oxfam International Secretariat

This paper examines the extent to which social protection responses to the crisis have recognised and addressed the gendered impacts of the crisis. The impacts of the Covid-19 crisis have exacerbated gender inequalities. The rapid onset of the crisis in

Overseas Development Institute

The Gender Equality Working group of the SDG3 Global Action Plan on Healthy Living and Well-being, along with the Gender and Health Hub at UNU-IIGH presents a guidance note and checklist of key actions for countries to prioritise that align with the core

SDG3 Global Action Plan For Healthy Lives and Well-Being : Gender Equality Working Group

This Handbook highlights the importance of localization of the SDGs especially regarding gender equality, helps assess the impact of COVID-19 on women’s economic security and recovery, and offers tools to develop feasible solutions at the local level for

United Cities and Local Governments United Nations Development Programme