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Programme design: integrated rural DRR programme, North of Haiti

2012Team Leader and facilitator; proposal author – for American Red Cross, Haiti.
Main tasks: included detailed multi-sector options analysis and participatory workshop with HQ and field stakeholders to finalise proposal.
Innovation: Detailed technical approach to response option analysis

Categories: Deployment Facilitation Innovation
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Programme design: Urban DRR, Managua

2012Sole consultant – for ADRA
Task: Develop integrated DRR proposal in Managua District 3 for submission to OFDA

Categories: Deployment
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Early Recovery Adviser, Suriname Floods

2009Sole consultant – for UNDP Suriname
Objective: support the GoS in a multi-stakeholder process to reflect on the floods of 2008, develop a capacity analysis, hazard mapping, action plan, and strategic framework

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Evaluation of UN supported GoI community-based DRM programme

2008Team member – for ADPC / UNDP
Large evaluation of huge UNDP / Government of India programme
Team member for Maharashtra State field work

Categories: Evaluation
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Country Coordinator

July 2005 to July 2008
Leading the British Red Cross response to the Indian Ocean Tsunami in Sri Lanka
Representation, leadership, strategy and programme design for post-tsunami and post-conflict environments
Rapid switch from recovery approach to emergency relief during the conflict and displacement in the east of the country
Management of large diverse and dispersed team; security management
Coordination and networking in complex partner environment
Programming in livelihoods recovery, disaster risk reduction, shelter, and first aid training

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