Institutionalising Gender Equality in Disaster Risk Reduction : DRR Challenges and Impacts on Women and Men, Girls and Boys in the Context of a changing climate

Author:

Carson, M., Å. Johannessen, A. Beyene, E. Remling, C. Ruben, and S. Peter

Editor:

First

Date:

2013

Region:

Europe

Theme:

Gender and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)

Language:

English

Publisher:

SEI Stockholm

Full Harvard Reference:

Carson, M., Å. Johannessen, A. Beyene, E. Remling, C. Ruben, and S. Peter (2013). Institutionalising Gender Equality in Disaster Risk Reduction. DRR Challenges and Impacts on Women and Men, Girls and Boys in the Context of a changing climate. Report (MSB).

This report commissioned by the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency includes a clarification of the links between climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) and how gender aspects relate to these working areas; an overview of primary ways in which a gender perspective informs CCA efforts; an overview of the stakeholders, capacity, and main actors that are relevant for Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency ’s work linked to CCA, DRR and gender, at different levels; and an analysis of the Agency’s role as an actor and of its operations in relation to the findings. This report takes two complementary approaches to the gender issue: “intersectionality”, and a systems approach.