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DRR and CCA in the Philippines: Promoting women's participation and leadership

DRR and CCA in the Philippines: Promoting women's participation and leadership
8 pages

Authors
Barakat, Sarah
Dalabajan, Dante
Caspe, Ana Maria L
Avila, Rhoda

Publication date
10 Jul 2017

ISBN
978-0-85598-983-5

Publisher
Oxfam

Type
Case study

Oxfam’s climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) programme in the Philippines focuses on conflict-prone and climate change-sensitive areas, as well as areas affected by Typhoon Haiyan in Mindanao.

The programme aims to help poor women, men and their communities become more resilient to the impacts of climate change. This includes enhancing their well-being and emotional resilience to the shocks, stresses and uncertainties of everyday life.

The programme hopes to achieve this by helping community members and local and national government to prepare for disasters, and by encouraging government to secure investment and support from the private sector.

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