12. Women in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in Vietnam
Women in disaster riskreduction and climatechange adaptation inViet NamSEA: REACTi Technical innovationsymposium4-5 June 2013, Can Tho, Viet NamSEA: REACTi Technical innovationsymposium4-5 June 2013, Can Tho, Viet Nam
South-SouthNicaragua to Viet Nam2002: Radio soap opera developed by ISDR, WHO, IOM ‘Tiempos deHuracanes’, launched on 132 community radio stations in Nicaragua, ElSalvador, Honduras, Gautemala, Costa Rica, Panama, Mexico, Cuba,Dominican Republic and Peru2010: Radio soap opera from ISDR translated to Vietnamese and localised to‘Empowering Grassroots women to cope with natural disasters’
First soap opera distributionNicaragua: The audience in Nicaragua having heard thisbroadcast is estimated at approximately 360,000 people.Guatemala: Potential audience of 40,000 and 29,000listenersHonduras: Estimated listening audience of approximately2 millionEl Salvador: Listening audience of between 5,000 to10,000 people and at sub national audience approximately10,000 – 20,000 people);Costa Rica: Potential listening audience of 2 millionMexico: Network of 35,000 receivers within the Mexicaneducational system.Cuba: Presented in 5 workshops involving 300participants, and promoted among elderly, women’sshelters, factories, etc.
New initiatives•Replication: Pakistan, China, Bangladesh andTanzania interested•Build in mitigation through small credit projectsfocused in clean fuel, such as the compact ricebrick•Any lessons learned for or from Viet Nam for orfrom Lao PDR?