The project “Making Aceh Safer Through Disaster Risk Reduction In Development (DRR-A)” is designed to make DRR a normal part of the development process established in core functions of Aceh’s local government and their public and private partners.
The winners were selected from the 420 nominations that were received from 24 countries across the Asia-Pacific region. The awards, which come with a cash prize, celebrate women's achievements in reducing disaster risk.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Women's International Network for Disaster Risk Reduction
“If you understand the risk, then you can understand how to cope with it,” Esline says. “But if you do not understand, it is going to be hard - slowly you see the impact, but you don’t know how to deal with it”.
This collection seeks to recognize and celebrate just a few of the many amazing women leading disaster risk reduction efforts across the Pacific, in the hope that these profiles will inspire other women doing the same.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Sub-Regional Office for the Pacific
This rapid gender analysis is designed to provide initial information about gender roles, responsibilities, capacities and vulnerabilities of women, men, girls and boys, SOGIE and other marginalised people prior to and after TC Gita.
This document aims to capture the impact and vulnerabilities of different groups and sectors, including agriculture and fisheries, tourism, housing and settlements, low-income and informal workers, women, and youth to natural hazards in Tonga.