This paper explores the link between gender and climate and disaster risk finance and insurance (with a particular focus on climate risk insurance) and provide recommendations.
The Asia-Pacific Region is one of the most vulnerable regions to disasters, which is now being exacerbated by the onslaught of climate change. According to the World Risk Report, 10 out of the 15 at most risk countries are located in Asia and the Pacific. The region accounts for over 90% of all global deaths […]
Climate change affects women and men differently. Unequal access to resources, rights and opportunities between women and men means that they also experience the impacts of climate change and disasters in different and unequal ways. To ignore these inequalities is to ignore a key factor in the success or failure of our work. Women play an […]
It is a great achievement indeed for the government of Bangladesh to be able to prepare and publish the Climate Change and Gender Action Plan (ccGAP).
Esta propuesta de lineamientos para la transversalización del tema de género en los esfuerzos por mitigar y adaptarse al cambio climático en Cuba, se elaboró teniendo en consideración los estudios teóricos de los principales informes de país, publicaciones, sitios web, encuestas y entrevistas, reunions en el país, la consulta de las partes interesadas y la investigación, entre otros.
The Sendai Framework is built on elements which ensure continuity with the work done by States and other stakeholders under the Hyogo Framework for Action and introduces a number of innovations as called for during the consultations and negotiations. Many commentators have identified the most significant shifts as a strong emphasis on disaster risk management […]
This publication, produced jointly by the UN, UNDP, World Bank Group and GFDDR, guides governments in developing disaster recovery frameworks. Included are best practices that promote inclusiveness and sustainability, which can be adapted and applied to a variety of situations.
Within the disaster recovery sector, no formal structure exists to standardize the disaster recovery process across agencies and organizations, creating confusion and coordination issues. This publication provides a review of current practices and challenges, particularly in the context of Asia and Latin America, to inform the development of a future Post Disaster Recovery Needs Assessment (PDNA) framework that will service to standardize disaster response efforts.
This guide provides a brief, yet comprehensive overview of key principles and strategies for addressing post-disaster challenges affecting women, particularly in the East Asia and the Pacific region. Four priority areas are addressed including health, livelihood, property rights and public services.
This fact-sheet explains the climate change Gender Action Plan (ccGAP) process in Haiti where the priority areas are agriculture, water resources management, disaster risk management, health, energy, and forests. Their overall objective is to ensure the integration of gender considerations in all policies and initiatives in environmental matters.