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2011 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction: Revealing Risk, Redefining Development. Executive summary
  • 2011 Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction: Revealing Risk, Redefining Development. Executive summary
  • United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR). May 2011
  • Executive summary of the 2nd edition of the UN Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction. This report explores trends in disaster risk for each region and for countries with different socio-economic development. The report also includes country self-assessments of progress towards the Hyogo Framework for Action (Chapter 4) and offers guidance and suggestions to governments and non-governmental actors alike on how they can, together, reduce disaster risks. The report covers water-related risks, mainly floods and drought, and includes a specific focus...[Read full description]
  • Main themes: Disaster prevention, Drought, Drylands, Floods, Information and data, Monitoring, Risk management, Vulnerability, Water scarcity

Gender Checklist: Water Supply and Sanitation
  • Gender Checklist: Water Supply and Sanitation
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB). March 2006
  • This checklist is meant to assist staff and consultants in implementing ADB's policy and strategic objectives on gender and development (GAD). It guides users through all stages of the project/program cycle in determining access to resources, roles and responsibilities, constraints, and priorities according to gender in the water supply and sanitation sector and in designing appropriate gender-sensitive strategies, components, and indicators to respond to gender issues.
  • Main themes: Gender, Sanitation, Water supply

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