🔎 FOCUS on Alexandre Tsakiridis (Disaster risk specialist, PreventionWeb Editor), who will take the floor on "Applying an intersectional lens to vulnerability reduction" 🔎
[📝REGISTER at https://lnkd.in/eFFPPyKN]
📑 ABSTRACT 📑
"Intersectionality" recognises that people may have different identities, needs and capacities that shift over time. This can impact their ability to prepare for disasters.
How does this understanding guide resilience policy and programming? The presentation will attempt to cover that question.
💡 BIOGRAPHY 💡
👉 Alexandre Tsakiridis is a specialist in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) who works as an Editor for PreventionWeb, the global platform for DRR. In his current role he has been responsible for identifying the best resources for DRR professionals and for communicating disaster risk content into actionable takeaways.
👉 Previously, he worked in South Asia and Central Africa on resilience building projects. He holds a Master’s degree in disaster risk management from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (India).
📚 RECENT WORK 📚
👉 An article based on a chapter of the 2022 Global Assessment Report on DRR, related to how cognitive biases affect our decisions on risk: https://lnkd.in/ezniS42x (United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)).
👉 An interview with Athens’ chief heat officer on her work to reduce heatwave impacts in the city: https://lnkd.in/edQa6cps