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This report explores the strategies led by government, nongovernmental and civil society organizations to prevent and respond to violence against women and children (‎VAWC)‎ during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the impact on service demand across Europe.
World Health Organization - Regional Office for Europe
This image shows a group of refugees walking in a cornfield. They are Syrian refugees who are crossing the border to reach the EU.
Venla Niva shares insights from a recent article exploring the interplay of environmental and social factors behind human migration. The project was carried out in collaboration with Raya Muttarak from the IIASA Population and Just Societies Program.
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
A pair of grain silos
In Jamaica, maize is an essential part of diets, and while some of the grain is grown locally, the vast majority comes from the US. How will this deep dependency on US maize affect both the economy and food security for Jamaica in a changing climate?
Stockholm Environment Institute
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This collection has been collated by UN Women for the WRD Knowledge Hub, drawing upon the PreventionWeb library.
Words into Action
Implementation guides for the Sendai Framework
Learning from Past Disasters

In August 1999, an earthquake in the city of Izmit killed thousands and left hundreds of thousands homeless


Pratima says the pandemic has brought challenges for everyone but she says the impact for people with disabilities, indigenous people and ethnic minorities are different from others in culture and context.
More needs to be done to recognize GBV as a core disaster management issue. Alyssa Thurston thinks one reason policies have failed to support women is because they have not adequately included women in disaster planning.
Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030