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… GENEVA, 15 July 2014 - The lack of privacy for women in emergency shelters – managed by men - following the … and Tsunami was cited today as an example of how gender issues can be overlooked in disaster risk management as civil society took centre stage at preparatory talks in Geneva on …
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16 September 2014
SHARM EL SHEIKH, 16 September 2014 - There were calls today for gender to be mainstreamed into the post-2015 framework for disaster risk reduction in a major debate on the role of women as change agents for resilience at the 2nd Arab Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction. UNISDR Head, Margareta Wahlström, observed that the reporting against the indica…
GENEVA, 16 October 2014 – The vital role that women play in reducing disaster risk is being increasingly recognized, Members of Parliament from 141 countries have been told at a major international forum of legislators. The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction, Ms Margareta Wahlström, in a message to the Inter-Par…