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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2021

This desk review recognizes the importance of evidence-based approaches to disaster risk management (DRM), and aims at evaluating gender-responsive disaster preparedness and recovery efforts in the nine CFR Caribbean countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Belize

World Bank, the
2021

As part of the UN Women programme ‘Women and Girls at the Centre of COVID-19 Prevention,’ Humanitarian Advisory Group (HAG) developed a framework and tools for assessing the progress and impact of women’s leadership and meaningful participation in the

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
Four months after two powerful storms barrelled through Central America, the humanitarian emergency they left in their wake endures for thousands of people.
The New Humanitarian
2021

The Future Africa Call to Action outlines both the impacts of climate change on the achievement of universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights and the contributions that the ICPD community can make to building climate resilience. In 2019

United Nations Population Fund
In celebration of International Women’s Day, GHI is sharing seven ways to recognize the experience of women in planning for disaster resilience.
GeoHazards International
WMO joins the rest of the world in celebrating International Women’s Day.
World Meteorological Organization