Report of the study Women in Times of Disaster Gender and Disaster Risk Reduction: Perspective from Japan

Author:

Takeuchi, Y., & Shaw, R.

Editor:

First

Date:

2008

Region:

Global

Theme:

Gender and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)

Language:

English

Publisher:

Full Harvard Reference:

Takeuchi, Y., & Shaw, R. (2008). Report of the study Women in Times of Disaster Gender and Disaster Risk Reduction: Perspective from Japan (Rep.). Kyoto: Kyoto University.

The report includes a review of national policy of disaster risk reduction of Japan with a specific focus on gender issues. The content of the report relies on a literature review, field visits, interviews, focus group discussion, hearing survey and analysis and two case studies in Hiroshima (for landslide and water related disasters) and in Kobe (for earthquake).