14 p, ill
"This report offers a brief review of the concept of social resilience, especially in relation to natural disasters and with specific attention to women and girls as victims of disasters and active participants in disaster prevention and response. It next provides a summary of a conference that took place at the George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs on October 11, 2012, marking the United Nations International Day for Disaster Reduction and its 2012 theme, Women & Girls: The inVisible Source of Resilience. Last, it summarizes how social resilience can create more secure societies in a changing world"
Global Gender Program, Occasional Paper #2
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Development/ Humanitarian; disability and emergency; inclusive disaster response; inclusive emergency preparedness and planning; Disability and community; community; Global picture; disability and gender; Health; systems: health workforce; Inclusion; inclusion and mainstreaming; society and social change