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East Asia and Pacific region sustainable development: Gender and disaster risk management: Making women’s voices count-Addressing gender issues in disaster risk management in East Asia and the Pacific

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This fact sheet provides information for disaster managers and planners about the challenges that women face in East Asia and the Pacific. The document highlights key findings, explains why women are at higher risk, and describes recommendations for best practices in the planning, decision-making, and implementation processes.
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World Bank, East Asia and the Pacific Region, Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery