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Yemen DRL Group
The DRL Yemen Partners Meeting: Setting the Humanitarian Context for Implementation convened in Amman, Jordan on 7-8 November 2018. Participants came from universities across Yemen, as well as Inter- national Non-Government Organizations (INGOs) (e.g., International Medical Corps, Search for Common Ground) that work within Yemen to help set the humanitarian context (social, economic, environmental, and infra- structure) for implementation of the DRL program in Yemen. The meeting...
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Fanny Sofía Cruz Meza, with the Universidad Politécnica de Honduras, is implementing her Action Plan by working with the local community of Montevideo in the Municipality of La Lima, Cortes, Honduras to strengthen capacities in risk management and training in first aid. by Eric Corzine, PhD I recently returned from a visit with our Guatemalan...
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Launch of RAN’s 2nd State of African Resilience Report will take place from 7:30 am- 11:00 am EAT at the Sheraton Kampala HotelRwenzori Ball Room.Over the past 5 years, the ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) has been working to strengthen the resilience of targeted communities in sub-Saharan Africa to priority shocks and stresses through developing, nurturing and scaling innovative...
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Disaster Resilience Leadership (DRL) Fellows  participate in a series of leadership team-building games and simulations as part of a week long training in Bamako, Mali. The DRL workshop is being carried out in partnership with the Université des Sciences des Techniques et des Technologies de Bamako (USTTB). The program is sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates...
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The Central American University Jose Simeon Cañas (UCA) is hosting its 2nd Disaster Resilience Leadership (DRL) workshop in San Salvador this week from 19-23 March, 2018. Dr. Eric Corzine, faculty with GW’s IDFR will be participating in the training. Among other activities participants will be engaged in application exercises for resilience systems GIRD cases to look...
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The Université des Sciences des Techniques et des Technologies de Bamako (USTTB), in partnership with the George Washington University’s (GW) Institute for Disaster and Fragility Resilience (IDFR), is holding a Curriculum Development Workshop in Bamako, Mali this week to further explore its vision of creating graduate programming in Disaster Risk Management (DRM) and a Resilience Training Center...
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As part of GW/IDFR’s Response Innovation for Somalia Emergencies project, a convening will be held in Mogadishu tomorrow, 5th March 2018. The agenda for the program is found here for the event titled “​Mapping Somalia’s Innovation Ecosystem: Innovate for Somalia & Response Innovation for Somalia  Emergencies. The event is jointly held by Innovate for  Somalia (Federal Government of...
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Eric Corzine recently completed a trip to Central America and related my experience in Guatemala in a previous blog post, Guatemala Trip to Support Disaster Resilience Leadership – Re-Energized. I also wanted to relate my experience at another workshop in the region with our university partner in El Salvador, Universidad Centroamericana “José Simeón Cañas” (UCA). The...
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Dr. Apollo Nkwake Dr. Apollo Nkwake, an Associate Research Professor of International Affairs, at the Institute for Disaster and Fragility Resilience, Elliot School of International Affairs, was the recipient of the 2017 AEA Marcia Guttentag Promising New Evaluator Award,which is awarded by the American Evaluation Association (AEA). The award will be presented at the AEA Awards...
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