Following the devastating January 12, 2010 earthquake, Haiti's government, supported by the World Bank, led an ambitious Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA)-an operative blueprint for reconstruction. Astonishingly, the PDNA failed to address gender issues. This Gender Shadow report (GSR) provides the missing gender content for PDNA policymakers, donors, civil society groups and all stakeholders involved in Haiti's reconstruction.
February 15th to 20th 2009
"Strengthening community trainers towards disaster risk reduction and resilience"
Members of the GROOTS International network found that in spite of the critical role that poor women play in responding to natural disasters and in supporting their families and communities to get back on their feet, women are left out of all decision making processes The aim of the interface was to strengthen network's cooperation with the grassroots NGO community and advance its efforts to reduce the impact of disasters at the community level.
This global initiative to …
GROOTS International's Thematic Programme on Community Resilience seeks to empower grassroots women to build resilient communities. This programme emerged from member organizations' work in disaster-hit communities in India, Turkey, Honduras and Jamaica.