Natural Disasters and Remittances : Exploring the Linkages between Poverty, Gender, and Disaster Vulnerability in Caribbean SIDS

Attzs, Marlene (2008). Natural Disasters and Remittances : Exploring the Linkages between Poverty, Gender, and Disaster Vulnerability in Caribbean SIDS. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Research paper
    Author Attzs, Marlene
    Title Natural Disasters and Remittances : Exploring the Linkages between Poverty, Gender, and Disaster Vulnerability in Caribbean SIDS
    Volume/Issue No. 2008/61
    Publication Date 2008
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 14
    Language eng
    Abstract

    This paper explores the linkages between poverty and disaster vulnerability in the context of remittance flows to households in the Caribbean. Jamaica is used as the case study country. The paper discusses the channels through which natural disasters and

    UNU Topics of Focus Poverty
    Keyword Emigrant remittances
    Households
    Natural disasters
    Poverty
    Women
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2008
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 18102611
    ISBN 9789292301118
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