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- Document2012This policy brief examines the gender dimensions of climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) in the context of Vietnam. It is argued that women in Vietnam are active actors in CCA & DRR and their concerns and contributions in a variety of spheres should be reflected in related policies and actions.Document
Summary Report on Initial Findings: Feasibility Study on Storm Resistant Housing Credit Scheme and Livelihood Development for Poor Households in Da Nang City2011This report presents initial findings from a study that examined the feasibility of a storm resistant housing credit programme and livelihood training for female-headed households managed by the Da Nang City Women’s Union. The report has been produced by the Asian Cities Climate Change Network (ACCCN).DocumentUnited Nations Development Programme, 2010This guidebook for designing and implementing gender-sensitive community-based adaptation (CBA) projects draws on the experiences of the United Nations Development Programme - Global Environment Facility (UNDP-GEF) CBA programme from ten participating countries around the world. The paper begins by introduces gender, its place in development and the importance of promoting equality.Document
Gender perspectives: integrating disaster risk reduction into climate change adaptation good practices and lessons learnedUnited Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction, 2008It is a well-known prediction that women in the developing world will suffer the most from the effects of climate change. What needs equal emphasis is the fact that women also represent an immense source of potential and power to combat the increased disaster risks that climate change will bring.