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Chapter 5 Inclusion

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IFRC, World Disasters Report 2007: Focus on Discrimination (Geneva: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 2007),
S. K. Thomas et al., Social Vulnerability to Disasters (Bota Racon, FL: CRC Press, 2nd edition, 2013.
B. Wisner et al., At Risk: Natural Hazards, People’s Vulnerability and Disasters (London: Routledge, 2nd edition, 2004).


E. Enarson, Gender and Natural Disasters, InFocus Programme on Crisis Response and Reconstruction Working Paper 1 (Geneva: International Labour Office, 2000),
E. Enarson et al., Working with Women at Risk: Practical Guidelines for Assessing Local Disaster Risk (Miami, FL: Florida International University International Hurricane Center, 2003),
Gender and Disaster Sourcebook:
IFRC, A Practical Guide to Gender-Sensitive Approaches for Disaster Management (Geneva: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 2010),
IRP, Guidance Note on Recovery: Gender (Kobe: International Recovery Platform, undated),
Oxfam, Gender-Sensitive Response and Recovery (Oxford: Oxfam 2012),
C. Pincha, Gender Sensitive Disaster Management: A Toolkit for Practitioners (Oxfam America and NANBAN Trust, 2008),
L. Ravon, Resilience in Times of Food Insecurity: Reflecting on the Experiences of Women’s Organisations (Ottowa: Oxfam Canada, 2014),
UNISDR, Gender Perspective: Working Together for Disaster Risk Reduction. Good Practices and Lessons Learned (Geneva: UNISDR, 2007),
UNISDR, Gender Perspectives: Integrating Disaster Risk Reduction into Climate Change Adaptation. Good Practices and Lessons Learned (Geneva: UNISDR, 2008),
UNISDR, UNDP, IUCN, Making Disaster Risk Reduction Gender-Sensitive: Policy and Practical Guidelines (Geneva: UNISDR, UNDP, IUCN, 2009),

Older people

C. Harris, Strategies for an Ageing World under a Changing Climate (London: HelpAge International, 2012),
J. Hartog, Disaster Resilience in an Ageing World: How To Make Policies and Programmes Inclusive of Older People (London: HelpAge International, 2014),
HelpAge International, Older People in Disasters and Humanitarian Crises: Guidelines for Best Practice (London: HelpAge International, 2000),
D. Hutton, Older People in Emergencies: Considerations for Action and Policy Development (Geneva: World Health Organisation, 2008),

Children and young people

L. Antonowicz, A. Anderson and L. Wetheridge, Child-Centred Disaster Risk Reduction: Building Resilience through Participation. Lessons from Plan International (London: Plan UK, 2010),
E. Bild and M. Ibrahim, Towards the Resilient Future Children Want: A Review of Progress in Achieving the Children’s Charter for Disaster Risk Reduction, World Vision UK, 2013),
D. Brown and D. Dodman, Understanding Children’s Risk and Agency in Urban Areas and Their Implications for Child-Centred Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia: Insights from Dhaka, Kathmandu, Manila and Jakarta (London: IIED, 2014),
P. Farag and K. Hawrylyshyn, Child-Centred DRR Toolkit (London: Plan UK, 2010),
A. Jabry (ed.), After the Cameras Have Gone: Children in Disasters (London: Plan UK, 2005),
T. Mitchell et al., Children as Agents of Change for Disaster Risk Reduction: Lessons from El Salvador and the Philippines, Children in a Changing Climate, Working Paper 1, 2009,
UNICEF, The Participation of Children and Young People in Emergencies: A Guide for Relief Agencies, Based Largely on Experiences in the Asian Tsunami Response (Bangkok: UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office (2007),


D. Alexander and S. Sagramola, Including People with Disabilities in Disaster Preparedness and Response (Strasbourg: Council of Europe, 2014),
C. Axelsson, Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Management: Voices from the Field and Good Practices, Disability Inclusive DRR Network for Asia and Pacific/Christian Blind Mission, 2013,
L. Hemingway and M. Priestley, ‘Natural Hazards, Human Vulnerability and Disabling Societies: A Disaster for Disabled People?’, Review of Disability Studies, 2(3), 2006,
J. I. Kailes, Emergency Evacuation Preparedness: Taking Responsibility for Your Safety. A Guide for People with Disabilities and other Activity Limitations, Western University of Health Sciences Center for Disability Issues and the Health Professions, 2002,
M. Kett and J. Twigg, ‘Disability and Disasters: Towards an Inclusive Approach’, in World Disasters Report 2007 (Geneva: IFRC, 2007),
C. O’Meara, Disability Inclusive Community Based Disaster Risk Management: A Toolkit for Practitioners in South Asia (Lyon: Handicap International, 2012),
Verona Charter on the Rescue of Persons with Disabilities in Case of Disasters, 2007: http://www.eena.or/ressource/static/files/Verona%Charter%20approved.pdf.
WHO, Guidance Note on Disability and Emergency Risk Management for Health (Geneva: World Health Organisation, 2013),


N. Dash, ‘Race and Ethnicity’, in S. K. Thomas et al., Social Vulnerability to Disasters (2nd edition) (Bota Racon, FL: CRC Press, 2013).
LGBTQ Disaster Assistance website:
P. Taneja and H. Nakamura, ‘Overcoming Multiple Disasters: Discriminating Against Minorities’, World Disasters Report 2007: Focus on Discrimination (Geneva: IFRC, 2007),