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Flood Preparedness in Viet Nam: A Systematic Gender-Aware Approach

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Resource type:Factsheets and summaries
Language:English
Keywords:Capacity development, Community-led, Disaster preparedness, Disaster preparedness, resilience and risk reduction, Disasters, Floods & landslides, Gender
Countries:Viet Nam
Agency:Oxfam
Author(s):Dung, L. T. M. & Hai, V. M.
Date published:October 2012
Pages:10pp

In flood-prone areas of Viet Nam, most people are at high risk of drowning either because they can’t swim or lack information about how to protect themselves in the event of a flood. Children and women are particularly vulnerable – the latter because many of them commute to work by boat. Oxfam and the governments of Viet Nam and Australia have worked with affected communities to develop and implement a participatory disaster management programme with a systematic gender-aware approach. This paper describes the project.

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