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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Tackling climate change requires large-scale financial investments into adaptation and mitigation activities.
Center for International Forestry Research
2020

This study discusses climate finance, gender and poverty are not stand-alone, independent topics. Climate change affects all people in different ways. Climate finance can catalyze actions that can either alleviate or exacerbate gender equity and poverty

Center for International Forestry Research
The COVID-19 pandemic has magnified prevailing gender inequalities, highlighting how women are often hit hardest by crises and disasters.
Center for International Forestry Research
2021

With support from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Women’s Refugee Commission, the International Planned Parenthood Federation South Asia Region’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Programme in Crisis and Post-Crisis Situations

International Planned Parenthood Federation - South Asia Region Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Women’s Refugee Commission
2020

This guidance document on implementing rapid gender assessment surveys on the impacts of COVID-19 was developed by UN Women’s global gender data programme, Making Every Woman and Girl Count (Women Count),1 to increase the programme’s relevance in response

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
2020

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.

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Oxfam International Secretariat