Empowering Indian women after a natural disaster hits

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World Bank
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End Poverty in South Asia
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http://blogs.worldbank.org/endpovertyinsouthasia/empowering-indian-women-after-natural-disaster-hits?CID=SAR_TT_SAR_EN_EXT
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Hyunjee Oh
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The Uttarakhand Disaster Recovery Project (UDRP) helped rebuild 2,382 more resilient houses based on the owner-driven housing reconstruction model, which allows families to rebuild according to their specific needs. This community-driven approach is important as women are typically at greater risk from natural hazards than men, particularly those who are poor and live in low-income countries