DRR Voices

DRR Voices
More needs to be done to recognize GBV as a core disaster management issue. Alyssa Thurston thinks one reason policies have failed to support women is because they have not adequately included women in disaster planning.
Dr. Nuraini Rahma Hanifa works with the Research Center for Geotechnology, Research Organization of Earth Sciences, National Research and Innovation Agency (BRIN), previously known as Indonesia Institute of Sciences (LIPI).
Vasiti Soko is the first female Director of Fiji National Disaster Management Office (NDMO). In a span of two years after she was appointed, Vasiti coordinated Fiji’s response to seven tropical cyclones and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
This collection of inspiring women are finalists for the Women’s International Network for Disaster Risk Reduction Leadership Awards.
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 Bosna 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.