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Addressing the Gender Inequality of Risk and promoting Community Resilience to Natural Hazards in a Changing Climate is one of UN Women’s Flagship Programming Initiatives designed to ensure the effective integration of gender in the implementation of the

United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
The first edition of this quarterly series showcases a selection of four papers, which address the impacts of droughts and floods, disaster resilience, and the role of Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in disaster management
Gravitazz Institute for Disaster Reduction and Emergency Management

This paper provides an analysis of economic resilience at the national level, presenting a broad picture of changes in resilience to climate extremes over a 42 year period. It focuses on 12 countries in the Sahel, East Africa and Asia that are part of the

Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters
This paper discusses the post-conflict health system recovery process, including integration of disaster risk reduction (DRR) into health recovery interventions, its strengths, challenges and lessons learnt. It seeks to inform the post-2015 Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) post-conflict/disaster health system recovery agenda in Africa.
United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa

This study provides an overview on disasters and conflicts in 57 Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member countries during the last four decades, including a review of disaster risk reduction strategies from The Yokohama Strategy to the Hyogo

Islamic Development Bank Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries

This document reports on a workshop addressing the problems and impacts of floods and aiming to provide more understandable and action-oriented information to policymakers in the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) region (Pakistan

SAARC Disaster Management Centre

The purpose of this document is to reaffirm the main elements of the African common position on climate change. As part of the gaps, challenges and recommendations relating to adaptation, mitigation and supporting and enabling measures, it points out that

United Nations Environment Programme

This annual report presents the most comprehensive global assessment of progress to date, based on data provided by a large number of international organizations within and outside the UN system. The aggregate figures in the report provide an overview of

United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs United Nations - Headquarters

This document gives an overview of FAO’s work with regard to natural and human-induced disasters in the fisheries and aquaculture sectors, together with the lessons learned and experience gained on how to improve disaster response, preparedness, and

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters

This briefing paper provides a synthesis of key lessons learnt from evaluations of relief and recovery responses to past slow-onset disasters – particularly drought, and food and livelihoods insecurity. The paper is intended for people working in relief

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