WEP envisions a society where the environmental, economic, social and political rights of women and youth are protected.
WEP is committed to empowering Women, Youth and Children, the Eldery, Physically challenge and impaired for effective DRR integration into policies and programmes in Nigeria
Emergency preparadness policy
Management of IDPs policy
Gender and Disaster Network
Gender and Climate Change
Women for Water Partnership
Promote community participation in disaster risk reduction through the adoption of specific policies, the promotion of networking, the strategic management of volunteer resources, the attribution of roles and responsibilities, and the delegation and provision of the necessary authority and resources.
1. Develop early warning systems that are people centered, in particular systems whose warnings are timely and understandable to those at risk, which take into account the demographic, gender, cultural and livelihood characteristics of the target audiences, including guidance on how to act upon warnings, and that support effective operations by disaster managers and other decision makers.
2. Establish and strengthen the capacity to record, analyze, summarize, disseminate, and exchange statistical information and data on hazards mapping, disaster risks, impacts, and losses; support the development of common methodologies for risk assessment and monitoring.
3.Research, analyse and report on long-term changes and emerging issues that might increase vulnerabilities and risks or the capacity of authorities and communities to respond to disasters.
i. Information management and exchange
ii. Education and training
iv. Public Awareness
i. Environmental and natural resource management
ii. Social and economic development practices
(a) Strengthen policy, technical and institutional capacities in regional, national and local disaster management, including those related to technology, training, and human and material resources.
(b) Promote and support dialogue, exchange of information and coordination among early warning, disaster risk reduction, disaster response, development and other relevant agencies and institutions at all levels, with the aim of fostering a holistic approach towards disaster risk reduction.
i. Assessment of Gender, knowledge, awarness and adaptation to the impact of climate change
ii. Research and documentation