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Women in disaster riskreduction and climatechange adaptation inViet NamSEA: REACTi Technical innovationsymposium4-5 June 2...
Disasters
Women are affected by climate change throughnatural disasters
The time for action isNOW
South-SouthNicaragua to Viet Nam2002: Radio soap opera developed by ISDR, WHO, IOM ‘Tiempos deHuracanes’, launched on 132 ...
First soap opera distributionNicaragua: The audience in Nicaragua having heard thisbroadcast is estimated at approximately...
The soap opera as drama
What VWU and UN Women are doing
New initiatives•Replication: Pakistan, China, Bangladesh andTanzania interested•Build in mitigation through small credit p...
12. Women in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in Vietnam
12. Women in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in Vietnam
12. Women in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in Vietnam
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12. Women in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in Vietnam

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Dr. Suzette Mitchell, UN Women Vietnam

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12. Women in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in Vietnam

  1. 1. 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
  2. 2. Disasters
  3. 3. Women are affected by climate change throughnatural disasters
  4. 4. The time for action isNOW
  5. 5. 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’
  6. 6. 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.
  7. 7. The soap opera as drama
  8. 8. What VWU and UN Women are doing
  9. 9. 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?

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