ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Gender Budgeting in Disaster Relief: Need for a New Methodology

While making policies and designing disaster recovery programmes, the different gender roles and responsibilities that are socially attributed to men and women should be taken into account. The programmes should focus specifically on the women's component in the general scheme or women-specific schemes. The gender perspective should be incorporated into disaster budgeting in such a way that the vulnerable are catered to according to their specific needs.

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