Gender

Las mapeadoras trabajando
Ciudad de Panamá, Panamá , 9 de marzo 2020 - Cuando la campesina Haydee Rodríguez habla, la gente escucha. Lo hacen porque su mensaje es poderoso: el valor de la comunidad en la reducción de riesgo y, más importante aún, el valor de las mujeres como
Partnerships key for reducing disaster risk
The two-day meeting bringing together more than 35 stakeholders and partners from across the Arab region finds that resilient sustainable development is only possible through an all-of-society approach.
Panelists: (left to right) Dr. Jean D’Çunha, UN Women; Kirsi Madi, UNISDR; Amjad Saleem, IFRC; Adalah alAtiry, Palestine; Iman Rafii, Lebanon;  Dr Richard Asaba Bagonza, Uganda.
Greater effort must be made to include women in disaster risk management.
UNISDR head, Mami Mizutori, speaking at the opening of the 6th Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas
The head of UNISDR, Mami Mizutori, today told the Americas Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction, that effective disaster risk management requires an inclusive, all-of-societry approach.

This document is the eleventh in a series of special topics for consideration, as part of the Words into Action Guidelines on National Disaster Risk Assessment published by UNISDR. This section provides a general introduction to inclusive risk assessment

Faces of Resilience: Chilal and her mother, Ms. Oumie Sissokho, Director of Operations, Gambia National Disaster Management Agency, at the last Africa Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction
For International Women's Day, UNISDR chief, Ms. Mami Mizutori, made an appeal for UN Member States to use the Sendai Monitor to provide better data on the impact of disasters on women and girls.
Bushfires in Australia (Photo: Gary Hayes)
International Day for Disaster Reduction on October 13 will see the launch of a major awareness raising initiative in Australia on the role that gender plays in disasters and how improved understanding can help reduce the numbers of people affected by disasters, the theme of this year’s International Day.
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United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Africa
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A focus on women is the route to reducing the threat of disasters, according to top speakers at the Global Platform, a fact underlined by the successes of programmes such as this safe construction course in the Dominican Republic (Photo: EU-ECHO)
Countries around the world need to focus on women if they are to achieve the aims of a 15-year agreement to curb hazard impacts, according to delegates at the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction.
A major initiative to prevent large numbers of women and girls dying in disasters and to ensure they are included in disaster risk management was launched today at the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Cancun, Mexico, by the United Nations and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).