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GDN Founding Members


Elaine Enarson Maureen Fordham
Anggienetta Johnson
Avagene Moore Betty Hearn Morrow Kristina Peterson
Brenda Phillips Richard Krajeski Burt Wallrich
Suzanne Frew Ben Wisner who is missing? were you there in 1997?


"..natural disasters lower the life expectancy of women more than that of men... natural disasters on average kill more women than men or kill women at an earlier age than men...for most countries natural disasters narrow the gender gap in life expectancy." Read The Gendered Nature of Natural Disasters by Neumayer and Plumper, LSE, 2007.

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