Gender and disaster recovery: strategic issues and action in Australia

Tricia Hazeleger

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Disasters do not impact everyone in the same way. A better understanding of the diversity of needs, strengths and vulnerabilities within communities is considered crucial to building the nation?s disaster resilience (Council of Australian Governments, 2011, p2). Gender is a central organising principle of society. It is a key factor in understanding diversity and effectively responding to needs and harnessing strengths in disaster recovery
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)40 - 46
Number of pages7
JournalAustralian Journal of Emergency Management
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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