Gender

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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
Pacific
2022
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
Amal Ridene, Young Climate Change Negotiator
Diverse leadership and adaptive social protection are critical factors for resilient and sustainable risk reduction and protection against the impacts of disaster and extreme climate events.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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2022
The central question for this Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2022 (GAR2022) is how governance systems can evolve to better address the systemic risks of the future. Disaster impacts increasingly cascade across geographies and sectors.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
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UNDRR’s Head talked to panamanian newspaper La Estrella de Panamá about the importance of the public-private contribution to the detection of disaster risk and its trajectory in favour of women in this field.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction – Regional Office for the Americas and the Caribbean
Cover inclusive MHEWS
2022
This report aims to support governments and partners in developing inclusive and accessible MHEWS by drawing on lessons from the success of a number of women-led and disability-inclusive MHEWS established in the Pacific Region
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific Women's International Network for Disaster Risk Reduction Shifting the Power Coalition ActionAid - Australia
A few weeks ago, the IPCC released their latest report with unsettling findings. Disasters, which have doubled over the last 20 years, could conceivably double again.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction
Women's empowerment programme in Jordan
UNDRR and partners hosted a Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66) side event in New York on the importance of a gender-responsive midterm review of the Sendai Framework, and amplifying the voices of women working in disaster risk reduction.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - New York UNHQ Liaison Office
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2022
This policy brief explores challenges faced in gender-responsive disaster risk reduction. Gender inequality, coupled with climate and environment crises, is the greatest sustainable development challenge of the present time.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction