Gender Transformative Early Warning Systems: Experiences from Nepal and Peru
Early warning is integral to disaster preparedness, which is central to building the resilience of
households and communities to disaster. Effective early warning systems (EWS) are people centred,
ensuring appropriate, applicable, and timely early warning reaches the last mile, including the most
Gender is a critical consideration in ensuring effective EWS leave no one behind. However, limited
research has focused specifically on the connection between gender and EWS, and there is a shortage
of evidence on best practices to ensure EWS are effective for all.