A Methodological Approach to Gender Analysis in Natural Disaster Assessment: A Guide for the Caribbean
United NationsISBN: 9211214440;
Book DescriptionThe Caribbean region is highly prone to natural disasters. These bring about the loss of lives, property and employment, and damage to the physical infrastructure and the environment. The poor are generally the most vulnerable and it is the women and children among them who are often the hardest hit. Incorporation of gender analysis into the evaluations carried out in the emergency phase of the disaster cycle can help ensure that the differentiated needs of women and men are taken on board during rehabilitation and reconstruction. This document presents tools and methodologies to conduct gender analysis in this area.
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