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Women as a force in resilience building, gender equity in DRR
‘Women as a force in resilience building, gender equity in DRR’ is one of the seven key areas that has been identified for further exploration in the Asia Pacific region to be fed into formulating the HFA2, which will be adopted in the 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (3WCDRR) in March 2015. Duryog Nivaran as the lead of the UNISDR Stakeholder Group on gender and women’s issues (GSG) will lead and coordinate this Key area
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October 13th the International Disaster Risk Reduction Day.
The world celebrated the international Disaster Risk Reduction Day on the 13th October 2013. This year the global theme is “living with Disability and Disasters” more than one billion people live in the work with disabilities which counts up to one fifth of the total population of the world. The secretary general in his message states that “Let us build an inclusive world where persons with disabilities can play an even greater role as resourceful agents of change”
Practical action, together with Development with Disabled Network (DwDN) has a history of working together to bring about positive changes to ensure the safety of the people with disabilities during the disaster times. The attempt includedconducting research on community perception on the services and responses of the existing government mechanisms. Putting together Disaster Preparedness Plans for all Divisional Secretariat Areas in two districts with a mapping exercise of all available resource, evaluation places, important telephone numbers, population, disasters and time lines, identification of the places where disabled and elderly people are living.