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The Lull after the storm” January 2005

An assessment report on Tsunami affected Tamil Nadu region by community women leaders with similar experience after the Latur and Gujarat earthquake.

The area covered Nagapattinam and Cuddalore districts of Tamilnadu , India on January 17 th – 20 th 2005. Facilitated by By Swayam Shikshan Prayog (SSP) and Covenant Centre for Development (CCD)

 “Gujarat Exchange” August 2004

The Community-to-community exchange programme organized by Swayam Shikshan Prayog in Ahmedabad, Gujarat , August 27, 2004.

Over 20 grassroots women who have faced the Gujarat Earthquake have shared their experience with women from Latur, Maharashtra . They have discussed on how assessment of damage was done; what they did after the earthquake and what is required to be done by government, CBOs and agencies.

 Turkey – Iran Exchange Note / Suranjana Gupta” June 2004

In June 2004, a team of Turkish women leaders visited the earthquake-affected areas of Bam in Iran with members to transfer their insights on organising women around childcare and income generation activities.

 “Gujarat Watch” 2002

In February 2002, the Huairou Commission team, consisting of Foundation for the Support of Women’s Work ( FSWW), Turkey and grassroots women leaders who survived the 1999 Marmara earthquake in Turkey and women federation leaders with previous experience of the Latur quake (1993) travelled to six villages in Gujarat India to observe the post earthquake recovery progress.

Lessons Learned Consolidating Strategies and Goals
to Outline a New Implementation Model: Harvesting Insights From the Experiences of Honduras, Turkey, Jamaica & India 
Sandra Schilen, GROOTS International

 Engaging Women in Disaster Mitigation
Carmen Griffith, CRDC, Jamaica

 Grassroots Women’s Groups as Communication Intermediaries
Prema Gopalan, Swayam Shikshan Prayog, India

 Grassroots Women’s Leadership: Grassroots Women’s Leadership: Disaster to Disaster to Development
Sengul Akcar (FSWW), Turkey

 A Community and Women Centered Framework for Disaster Response and Recovery
Suranjana Gupta, Huariou Commission

Haitireport June 2010:
Dis brief:
Seeds 2005 final:
Poor nations:
recommendations for Bali:
we know what we need:
Gender report:
chennai report:
DRR Nepal:
En Gendering HFA:

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