Researcher | Consulting

COOPI

Disaster Risk Reduction | Southern Africa

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Together with the Italian based NGO COOPI, we have carried out a range of activities in the context of Disaster Risk Reduction, Geoinformation and community-based approaches in Southern Africa

Information and Knowledge Management System

Development of a knowledge management tool to spatially integrate ECHO projects for the South-Eastern African project region.

Funding: European Commission – Disaster Prepardness and Humanitarian Aid – DIPECHO

Duration: 03/13 – 12/13

Website: http://seadrr.org/jease/en/home/

Lahar Risk Assessment Comores

Lahar risk assessment for the island of Grandes Comores based on very-high resolution satellite data and new digital elevation models (TerraSAR)

Funding: European Commission – Disaster Prepardness and Humanitarian Aid – DIPECHO

Duration: 03/13 – 12/13

Vulnerability and Resilience Assessment – Salima, Malawi

Vulnerability assessment to floods and resilience assessment to food insecurity at the district and community

Funding: European Commission – Disaster Prepardness and Humanitarian Aid – DIPECHO

Duration: 03/13 – 12/13

Consultancy to assess the current hazard mapping capacity and effectiveness of scenario based tools for long term planning mechanisms

Together with the NGO COOPI analysis of the capacities and current situation of the Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) in Malawi in the context of disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation, institutional visits and joint development of possible intervention options, joint institutional workshop in Lilongwe/Malawi

Funding: UNDP Malawi

Duration: 08/11 – 12/11

Website: http://www.gi4drr.org (see reports!)

Hydrological and vulnerability assessment of the Linthipe and Lingadzi catchments in Malawi

Hydrological flood modelling (scenario based), development of key indicators of the vulnerability domain, mapping of deforested areas, workshop with stakeholders and decision makers in Malawi to identify intervention options

Funding: European Commission – Disaster Prepardness and Humanitarian Aid – DIPECHO

Duration: 03/11 – 10/11

Website: http://www.gi4drr.org (see reports!)

Providing Geographical Information Systems (GIS) technical support for Disaster Risk Reduction programmes implemented by DIPECHO partners in the South East African and South West Indian Ocean region

Training of NGOs in Malawi, Mozambique and Madagascar on the participatory hazard/vulnerability mapping methodology developed in the context of my PhD, seminars on the use and application of space-based information in Disaster Risk Reduction, technical GIS support to NGOs, establishment of a website

Funding: European Commission – Disaster Prepardness and Humanitarian Aid – DIPECHO

Duration: 07/10 – 09/11

Website: http://www.gi4drr.org

 


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