National Conference on Gender, Women and Disaster Risk Management

National Conference on Gender Women and Disaster Risk Management

The National Emergency Management Agency has organised the first National Conference on Gender, women and disaster risk management, the conference was aimed at developing a gender sensitive disaster policy framework in Nigeria.

“Strong evidence from good practices of gender- sensitive Disaster Risk Management world wide shows that both men and women benefit from a gender balanced approach to Disaster Risk Management, men and women meaning in practical terms, everyone, and by implication, families, communities, societies and nations” DG NEMA.

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