This guidance document presents the vulnerabilities of women in flood, cyclone, and drought prone areas in the face of climate change. The document finds that women face more difficulties when exposed to climate change and disasters. Recommendations for this report point to the need for disaster risk reduction and climate change to address the inequalities in the household and the community to lessen women’s vulnerability.

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Organization: UN Women, Norwegian Embassy, Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies

Theme: Adaptation

Topics: Agriculture and Food, Gender, Risk Reduction/Management, COP22 List of UN Publications

Type of material: Guidance Document

Publication date: 2014

Language: English