Stories of Impact: Increasing Women’s Role in Disaster Risk Management Across India

This is the cover for the stories of impact on India
November 2016

Two GFDRR- and World Bank-supported projects have reduced vulnerability by building the disaster risk management of local communities – with equal participation of men and women in disaster planning as the key component. The project has resulted in more than 300 cyclone shelters so far, with 226 maintenance committees and 149 village-level emergency-response task forces that comprise both women and men.