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Women's leadership during crisis

Sakaorat Srivichian, a single mother and community worker, says that leaders like her have to act like counselors during a crisis. “We have to educate people on how to manage meals with very limited supplies, and to calm their nerves at a very stressful time. As women leaders we have to take on that role in the evacuation centres.”

 

(Photo: UN Women/Oisika Chakrabarti)

 

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Taken on January 4, 2012