DRR Voices

DRR Voices
Ida Gabrielsson
Organisations like Mahila Housing Trust and Slum Dwellers International work with women to design safe, resilient housing solutions.
Lea Ivy Manzanero
Lea says the lack of gender equality in decision-making has made it harder for women to be heard in disaster planning and in all aspects of Philippine society.
Josephine Castillo
Josephine Castillo ‘Jhocas’ helped start DAMPA after the demolition of a division of settlements of urban poor in Manila in the 1980’s. The network shares best practices to transform communities by building resilience.
Rumana Khan
Despite many innovations in humanitarian work like digital connectivity and anticipatory action, gender inequality remains a challenge in Bangladesh, says Rumana.
Alice Pellegrino Ria Sen Federica Angeletti
Satellite technology applications for disaster and climate risk management have transformative humanitarian-development potential.
Manisha Pantha

Manisha’s nursing career began with a tragedy.

Sri Varshini Kaliappan is a young female disaster management professional turned into an entrepreneur from the Tamil Nadu state in the south of India.
Najeeb Yunusa Hassan a young entrepreneur and engineer from Nigeria.