Disaster Risk Reduction: Where do I Start?

Very often, we would have interns in the office and I would be tasked to “educate’ them on what to start with. More often than not unfortunately, they are not interested in Disaster Risk Management/ Reduction or even Climate Change Adaptation. They are usually taken in to do other work like Information Technology or administration and the non-degree holders usually shy away from technical knowledge in DRM/ DRR/ CCA. Why? I don’t know, but I think they might be intimidated by it or they don’t know much about it and…

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Welcome to my Website!

I bought this domain name a few years ago and for a few years I’ve been very inconsistent with posting, redefining this website and wanted to make it something different. There are many sources online about Disaster Risk Management (DRM)/ Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and this is a field that is “hot” in the scene of International Development today. This isn’t a new field though but until the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, many governments did not really pay attention. Some, and far too many still don’t. I’ve decided to devote…

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