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GDN in Sendai, Japan

The Gender and Disaster Network will be at the World Conference World on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan 14-18 March 2015 (see the Conference Website) where we have a booth (find us on the Sixth Floor of Sendai Mediatheque Booth number ).

We also have a poster display P-117 on the 5th Floor of Tokyo Electron Hall Miyagi (3-3-7 Aoba-ku, Sendai).

Japan Women's Network for Disaster Risk Reduction (JWNDRR) Public Forum event: Women as a force for change, Wednesday 18 March 2015 1:15 - 3:45pm, L-Park Sendai, 6th Floor Gallery Hall. Speakers: Akiko Domoto, Cheryl Anderson, Maureen Fordham, Keiko Ikeda - Download flyer here

We have a number of documents we will be bringing to Sendai but we willl have very few in hard copy to reduce the production of paper and stay 'green'. You can download all our publications from our website here.

Doing Gender & Disaster Issue 1, Women's Voices - Download here

GDN poster on Indicators and Processes for Gendered Disaster Risk Reduction (GDRR) - Download here

GDN poster on the importance of disasggregated data 'Women Count, So Count Women'. We emphasise the importance of understanding DRR as it affects women andmen of all ages - Download here

Gender and Disaster Network (GDN) intervention for UNISDR ISSUE BRIEF: Measuring and Reporting Progress - Download here

GDN Who Are We? - Download here

GDN's Six Principles (in English, French and Spanish) - Download here

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) will be publishing the Global Gender and Environment Outlook (GGEO) in May, 2016. It will provide a comprehensive, fit-for-use, compendium of gender-responsive environmental information - Download flyer here


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