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- DocumentHuairou Commission, 2015Long before it became a buzzword, grassroots women have been doing what is now called resilience.DocumentCARE International, 2015This guide gives suggestions on how to practically address gender and women’s empowerment in climate change and disaster risk reduction (DRR) projects, or projects which have integrated climate change and DRR considerations. It has a focus on Vietnam.DocumentWorld Bank, 2009How can countries prepare to manage the impact of climate-change induced natural disasters? How can countries ensure that they have the governmental institutions required to manage the challenge of adaptation to climate change?Document
Adaptation to a changing climate in the Arab countries: a case for adaptation governance and leadership in building climate resilienceWorld Bank, 2012The Arab people have been adapting to climate change for thousands of years, but over the next century global climatic variability is predicted to increase unprecedentedly. This report assesses the potential effects of climate change on the Arab region and outlines possible approaches and measures to prepare for its consequences.DocumentDepartment of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations, 2012This United Nations flagship publication launched at the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development in June 2012 aims to raise awareness on sustainability and green growth. The objective is to show renewed political commitment for sustainable development, while assessing progress to date.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.