Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

UN Women will, through the project, support provincial governments to take measures to promote gender equality in disaster risk reduction work in the three targeted provinces, so that women's rights and attention to their special needs in disaster risk reduction in the three targeted provinces are ensured.

Implementation methodologies

A comprehensive assessment will be conducted to determine gender gaps in disaster risk reduction policies, plans, projects, and activities and ascertain the nature of, and factors preventing, women's participation and leadership in local disaster risk reduction efforts. The findings will be shared with national and provincial-level officials and policy makers through training sessions and advocacy. Seminars will share the results of research to enhance officials' support for gender equality in disaster risk reduction plans and activities. Training workshops on gender equality and disaster management will be provided for the Ministry of Civil Affairs officials at the provincial level, so that their capability to incorporate gender perspectives into their daily disaster relief and reconstruction work will be enhanced. An advocacy conference on gender equality and disaster risk reduction will be held, including gender experts, government officials at national and provincial level and the national media, and a seminar will be held to share the research results with government officials who are responsible for the formulation of the Guidance on Disaster Risk Reduction in the Urban and Rural Communities.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

UN Women, Department of Disaster Relief of the Ministry of Civil Affairs
Deliverables
2012
Seminars will be organized including local officials to share the results of research and to enhance officials' support for gender equality in disaster risk reduction plans and activities in the pilot communities in the three provinces.
2012
A comprehensive assessment will be conducted to determine the gender gaps in the existing disaster risk reduction policies, plans, projects, and activities and to ascertain the nature of, and factors preventing, women's participation and leadership.
2013
Training workshops on gender equality and disaster management will be provided for the Ministry of Civil Affairs officials at the provincial level.
2013
An advocacy conference on gender equality and disaster risk reduction will be held, including gender experts, government officials at both national and provincial level and the national media, and a seminar will be held to share the project research.
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Resources devoted to implementation
Financing (in USD)
32,800 USD
Financing (in USD)
32,800 USD
Other, please specify
A comprehensive assessment to be conducted in three pilot provinces (USD 18000)
Other, please specify
Seminars to be organized among local officials (USD 2000) ,Advocacy conference and seminar to be organized (USD 9000)
Other, please specify
Training workshops for the Ministry of Civil Affairs officials at the provincial level (USD 3800)
SMART
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
SDGs
Action Network
Information
Location: Zhejiang, Hubei and Gansu Province, China
Date of completion: 2013-10-31
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
Julie Broussard, julia.broussard@unwomen.org

Documents
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