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Natural Hazards Governance in Côte d'Ivoire

Natural Hazards Governance in Côte d'Ivoire

"The implementation of the Hyogo Framework for Action (HFA) has made progress since 2012 in Côte d’Ivoire. Over the past decades, due to the recurrence of natural disasters caused by climate change and various factors such as uncontrolled urbanization and environmental degradation, many institutions and programs have been implemented..." – By Koffi Fernand Kouamé and Kan Désiré Kouassi

Intersectionality as a Forward-Thinking Approach in Disaster Research

disaster relief

"Disaster researchers, policymakers, and practitioners are confronted with the pressing need to understand and address how and why certain individuals and groups of individuals experience inequities leading up to, during, and postdisaster. These efforts must consider how to address such inequities through collaborative efforts toward intentional and systemic change. The use of intersectional approaches supports better analyze and critique of discriminatory and oppressive practices that disproportionately impact historically marginalized peoples, especially in the face of hazards and disasters..." – ByJamie Vickery, Cassandra Jean and Caitlin Hall

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