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Women and Disaster

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This fact sheet contains information for disaster managers and planners on mitigation and preparedness concerning women and disasters. The document discusses the impact of disasters on women, women’s vulnerability during disasters, important information for emergency response and recovery organizations, and systems to use when helping women.

The fact sheet also identifies opportunities for women in post-disaster response activities. [Author: Enarson, E.]

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Natural Hazard Mitigation Association