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Global Gender Forum: Women and Girls: Forces for Creating Disaster-Resilient Societies (October 11, 2012)

When Oct 11, 2012
from 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where George Washington University Elliot School for International Affairs, City View Room, 7th Floor 1957 E Street NW
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Global Gender Forum: Women and Girls: Forces for Creating Disaster-Resilient Societies

 

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Opening Remarks by:
Carla Koppell, Senior Coordinator for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment, USAID

Anita Malley, Acting Senior Displacement and Policy Protection Advisor, USAID

Leora Ward, Women's Protection and Empowerment Technical Advisor, International Rescue Committee

Sarah Williamson, Humanitarian Consultant

Jane Henrici, Study Director, The Institute for Women's Policy Research

Margaret Arnold, Senior Social Development Specialist, World Bank

Andrea Burniske, Director of the GIRL Project, Save the Children

On October 13th, the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) commemorates the millions of women and girls who make their communities more resilient to disasters and climate risks. This event engages academics and practitioners to share stories of initiatives in disaster risk reduction and recovery by women and girls across the world.

 

Sponsored by the Global Gender Program and the World Bank's Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery

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