Caribbean: Gender issues must be considered in disaster risk management

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Speaking at an event to commemorate United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) World Population Day 2015 held this year under the theme ‘Making it Happen: Reducing Disasters, Saving Lives’, Executive Director of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), Ronald Jackson, explained that gender considerations have been identified as one of the cross-cutting themes to be integrated into all comprehensive disaster management (CDM) programme areas in CDEMA participating states.

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