This report reviews existing evidence and data on how men and women, boys and girls are impacted by, prepare for and cope with disasters. It is not about depicting women and girls as perpetually worse-off victims of disasters; rather, it is about recognizing that men and women, boys and girls are affected in different ways. The report objectives are to:
» Identify gender gaps in disaster outcomes and resilience—and the underlying drivers of those gaps—to create better policies and programs
» Identify the most important knowledge and data gaps, which will guide the next steps for analytics in this space
» Offer an operationally useful framework that can be used for local assessments of gender dynamics in disaster risk and resilience.