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Missing Voices and a New Approach to Community Research

Though marginalised gender groups are more vulnerable to the risks of disasters their experiences are rarely included in research. Practical Action has pioneered new approaches to include and highlight these missing voices while researching flood early warning systems in Nepal and Peru.

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Missing Voices and a New Approach to Community Research

Gender and Early Warning Systems: Lessons from Nepal and Peru

Women and other marginalised gender groups are more vulnerable to the impacts of disasters. Experiences from Nepal and Peru show that women and gender minorities are often not given enough consideration or opportunity to contribute in the development and implementation of Early Warning Systems. 

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Gender and Early Warning Systems: Lessons from Nepal and Peru

A dramatic start to Nepal’s 2019 monsoon season

Nepal’s July rainfall has been the highest for a decade, resulting in deaths, displacement and loss of livelihoods. Government and civil society work on end-to-end Early Warning Systems has reduced the impact of the floods in some areas, but others are still vulnerable and more investment in flood resilience is needed. 

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A dramatic start to Nepal’s 2019 monsoon season

Let’s end this era of broken promises on climate change and water, to enable the Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Development Goal 6 on water and SDG 13 on climate hold the delivery of the development agenda in the balance. How should we step up to integrate action on water, sanitation and hygiene and climate change adaptation and mitigation? Jonathan Farr, Senior Policy Analyst at WaterAid, introduces their new brief.

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Let’s end this era of broken promises on climate change and water, to enable the Sustainable Development Goals

Cyclone Idai casts a shadow over global disaster conference

Geneva – A major international conference on disaster risk reduction will take place under the shadow of Cyclone Idai – a disaster that underscored how little investment the international community makes in protecting vulnerable people from rising disaster risks.

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Cyclone Idai casts a shadow over global disaster conference
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