HEALTH AND CLIMATE CHANGE
Taking care of humankind at +2°C

HEALTH AND CLIMATE CHANGE
Taking care of humankind at +2°C

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JC GAILLARD

associate professor at The University of Auckland

JC Gaillard is an associate professor at The University of Auckland and a former member of the faculty of the University of the Philippines Diliman. He trained as a geographer with particular interest in disaster risk reduction (DRR) in Asia and the Pacific. His current work focuses on developing participatory tools for engaging minority groups in disaster risk reduction with an emphasis on ethnic and gender minorities, prisoners, children and homeless people. It involves collaborating to participatory mapping and DRR activities with NGOs, local governments and community-based organisations. More details

Intervention during the conference:

14:00 – 16:00 Workshops : Reducing the health risks of disasters
 

Programme of Monday 15 april 2019

SPEAKERS

Virginia Murray

Head of Global Disaster Risk Reduction, Public Health England

Mihir BHATT

Founder and Director, All India Disaster Mitigation Institute

Fernando Briones

University of Colorado-Boulder , Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee for the National Coordination of Civil Protection of Mexico

Thierry Fauveaux

Regional Director for the Antilles, French Red Cross

Omar Abou-Samra

Director of Preparedness Programs , GDPC

Nancy Claxton

Senior officer of health promotion in the community and emergency health, IFRC

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