A Study on Womenfs Participation in Disaster Risk Reduction in Nepal: A Case Study of Training Women for Safer Homes
AbstractThis empirical study focuses on women's potential roles in Community-Based Disaster Management through a training program developed for women based on the preliminary research, which targeted three communities within the Kathmandu Valley. The study assessed the process of developing the training program and stressed that the importance of empowering of women for disaster management, and using gender-based social networks for building disaster-resilient communities.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by University of Hyogo Institute for Policy Analysis and Social Innovation in its journal Japan Social Innovation Journal.
Volume (Year): 2 (2012)
Issue (Month): 1 (April)
Community Participation; Gender; Community-Based Disaster Management; Non-Structural Measures; Kathmandu;
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