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Mary Fran Myers Gender and Disaster Award 2017 - Call for nominations

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The Gender and Disaster Network and the Natural Hazards Center invite nominations of women and men, or gender and disaster-focused organizations or projects, who should be recognized for their efforts to advance gender-sensitive policy, practice, or research in the areas of disaster risk reduction.

Established in 2002, the Mary Fran Myers Award recognizes that vulnerability to disasters and mass emergencies is influenced by social, cultural, and economic structures that marginalize women and girls, and may also expose to harm boys and men, and those who do not identify as either female-male gender. It also recognises the contributions that women, girls and those who are gender diverse bring when their communities confront disasters.

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