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Disaster Risk and Decision-Making

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"Disasters call for rapid decision-making, with precious little time to select a course of action among several possible alternative options. Disaster risk decision-making is situated in the context of the shifting understandings of decision-making under uncertainty, intensified by climate change. Three research traditions are identified in decision-making..." – By Jeroen Warner and Art Dewulf

Extending a Gendered Lens to Reduce Disaster - and Climate-Related Risk in Southern Africa

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"The social construct of gender has been used to perpetuate an uneven treatment of women and men in various contexts and settings. Lessons learned through understanding this..." – By Kylah Forbes-Biggs and Darren Lortan

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