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Supporting emergency management, community services and the media to effectively respond to and prevent climate-related disasters in more inclusive and gender-responsive ways.

GADAus Communiqué

GADAus sends a regular monthly Communiqué with the latest research, events and training opportunities related to gender and disaster. Please see below for recent editions and complete the form below if you would like to receive it. All previous editions are here.

Media Releases and Press Statements

As the leading national organisation offering evidence-based education, training and resources on gender and disaster, our experienced team frequently contributes to media and news coverage on a range of issues related to climate change, environmental justice, gender-based violence, inclusive emergency management, and other topics.

Below are GADAus’ latest Press Releases, interviews and news items. If you have a media inquiry or would like to interview a member of our team, please contact Emily Hedger.

A trailblazer in gender and disaster studies, American independent scholar, Dr Elaine Enarson, captured the spirit of the emergency sector in relation to gender issues in a few words: “Don’t talk about gender, we have a disaster on our hands.” Over a lifetime’s work, she urged deeper consideration of gender, of women, and community in disasters.

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