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Institutionalising gender equality in disaster risk reduction: DRR challenges and impacts on women and men, girls and boys in the context of a changing climate
Stockholm Environment Institute.
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2013 (English)Report (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

While MSB has many years of experience of implementing environmental and gender perspectives in its humanitarian work; disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation present a different set of opportunities and challenges. Thesefurther emphasise the inclusion of a social change component that overlaps somewhat with more conventional development work. MSB commissioned the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) to prepare this report, noting that women and men (as well as girls and boys) are affected differently by: i) the impacts of climate change, ii) efforts related to climate change adaptation (CCA), and iii) disaster risk reduction (DRR).

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Stockholm, Sweden: Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) , 2013. , 110 p.
Keyword [en]
humanitarian work; disaster risk reduction (DRR); climate change adaptation; gender
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Sociology (excluding Social Work, Social Psychology and Social Anthropology) Gender Studies Civil Engineering
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URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-26902ISBN: 978-91-7383-399-8OAI: oai:DiVA.org:sh-26902DiVA: diva2:805826
Available from: 2015-04-16 Created: 2015-04-16 Last updated: 2015-04-16Bibliographically approved

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