October’s Communiqué is a stimulating read, beginning with Professor Bob Pease’s new study of Masculinism, global warming and ‘man-made’ disasters. His new book, co-edited by Dr Elaine Enarson, includes a chapter from the GAD Pod! Check it out, along with our action on climate change and the latest from the Climate and Health Alliance.
This month is a bumper issue! The GAD Pod launched the new National Gender and Emergency Guidelines – now also hosted by the UN Prevention Website. And we’re starting new research, funded by Dept. of Premier and Cabinet, on the experiences of LGBTI people in disasters. Keep an eye on our site to participate in the coming weeks. Read these … Read More
In April, the GAD Pod went to Darwin to consult with the Recovery Sub Committee (RSC) and the Social Recovery Reference Group (SRRG) regarding the creation of national gender and emergency guidelines and is pleased to be contributing to the UN Sendai Framework Words Into Action document. Read it here.
In November, the GAD Pod was featured in the Australian Journal of Emergency Management, alongside an a tribute article to gender and disaster researcher Claire Zara who passed away earlier this year. Also, WHIN were the subject experts to 1800RESPECT’s development of a community service announcement on the gendered risks of disaster. Read more here.
On 7th July 2015, Victoria’s Emergency Management conference hosted the Inaugural Claire Zara Memorial Oration. This 70 minute session commemorated the ground-breaking contributions of our dear friend and WHGNE colleague, Claire. The Oration was given by Australia’s Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Elizabeth Broderick, Sir Angus Houston, and Dominic Lane, all of whom noted the significance of Claire’s work in this field. As … Read More