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GDN has an extensive collection of resource materials on gender and disaster and related themes. Most are downloadable for free however, we would like to request users to cite authors properly if you find the materials useful in your own research or study.

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Women, Gender And Disaster: Global Issues and Initiatives (working title). This is an international collection building on the knowledge gained over the past decade and addressing some of the knowledge and practice gaps at hand. Elaine Enarson, Canadian-based disaster sociologist with a focus on social vulnerability and gender, and Dhar Chakrabarti, Delhi-based manager of the National Institute of Disaster Management, are editing the collection.

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Women workers clearing rubble in Ahmedabad, India after the 2001 earthquake


Ahmedabad women workers after 2001 earthquake