This collection of inspiring women are finalists for the Women’s International Network for Disaster Risk Reduction Leadership Awards.
Kevin Blanchard
Specific health considerations related to the LGBTQIA+ community are often overlooked, and there is little planning on how to engage with the community after a disaster and how to cater to specific, non-binary and non-nuclear family units.
Zenada Čaušević
The Central Bosnia Canton has initiated different projects and activities to build up the capacities of local communities, increase resilience, and reduce the impact of disasters.
Louisa Yasukawa
Across Europe and Central Asia, people with disabilities have too often been excluded from disaster risk reduction (DRR), early warning systems and evacuation planning, and have faced compounding risks and barriers while displaced from their homes.
Rein Paulsen
The way humanitarian aid has functioned for decades is as a response. But there is a better way to respond; a way that is more supportive of vulnerable households, more financially effective, and, more logistically efficient.
Johan Rockström Nathanial Matthews
What are the five resilience attributes that help resilience flourish?
Ida Gabrielsson
Bringing together local stakeholders, investment, and international cooperation creates opportunities to transform from risk to resilience.
Ida Gabrielsson
Organisations like Mahila Housing Trust and Slum Dwellers International work with women to design safe, resilient housing solutions.
Alice Pellegrino Ria Sen Federica Angeletti
Satellite technology applications for disaster and climate risk management have transformative humanitarian-development potential.
Sri Varshini Kaliappan is a young female disaster management professional turned into an entrepreneur from the Tamil Nadu state in the south of India.