Development of Women's Capabilities in Post-Disaster Adaptation for Urban Resilience


Asteria, Donna, Dyah Utari, and Andiny Widya Utari. 2020. "Development of Women's Capabilities in Post-Disaster Adaptation for Urban Resilience." AIP Conference Proceedings 2245 (1). Yogyakarta.

Authors: Donna Asteria, Dyah Utari, Andiny Widya Utari


City resilience is an essential condition to be achieved after a disaster occurs to support the realization of a friendly city for women and children. This paper aims to describethe strategy in the development of women's capacity in the strategic role of women through empowerment to improve post-disaster adaptability in the city.This study uses quantitative methods with analytical techniques to use AHP (Analytical Hierarchy Process). This method uses expert judgment from various stakeholders to predict approach in developing more sustainable empowerment.The results showed that the development of empowerment with a gender equality approach through efforts to improve individual productivity capabilities through education on the use of technology and local resources, as well as financial access to economic improvement to increase the adaptive capacity of women facing post-disaster. The essential supporting for women is access and opportunities in recovery and rehabilitation to play a role in post-disaster environmental management in their communities. The contribution of this research as the development of disaster management and post-disaster policy planning in urban areas uses gender equality and community-based participation approach.Recommendation from this research finding is stakeholders can developing capacity building program to support of women, with open the access to various programs and facilities, also the opportunity to be involved in postdisaster recovery and environmental management for the development of urban areas.

Topics: Environment, Environmental Disasters, Gender, Women, Gendered Power Relations, Gender Equality/Inequality

Year: 2020

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