Report of the Study Women in Times of Disaster - Gender and Disaster Risk Reduction: Perspective from Japan, 2008

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Report of the Study Women in Times of Disaster - Gender and Disaster Risk Reduction: Perspective from Japan, 2008

Publication Number

APEC#209-SO-01.6

Published Date

December 2008

Type of Publication

Reports

Publications Under

Senior Officials Meeting Task Groups, Policy Partnership on Women and the Economy (PPWE)

Accessed

17754

Pages

64

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Description

This report is includes literature reviews, field visits, interviews, focus group discussion, hearing survey and analysis. The report has three main components: a) review of national policy of disaster risk reduction of Japan with specific focus on gender issues, b) case study of Hiroshima (for landslide and water related disasters) and c) Case study of Kobe (for earthquake).

  • Background
  • Review of National Policy of Disaster Risk Reduction and Gender
  • Case Study 1: Hiroshima (Water-Related Disaster)
  • Case Study 2: Kobe (Earthquake)
  • Conclusion and Way Forward
  • Appendices