- Countryside in Crisis?
- The Energy Water Food Stress Nexus
- Unsustainable Fishing
- Keeping pace with a digital revolution
- Global health in the 21st Century
- Adapting to an urban future
- Educating for tomorrow
- Digital technology in Africa
- Persistent poverty in Britain
- Can the UK ever be sustainable?
- Plastic pollution in the oceans
- Natural disasters: how to improve?
- Not In My Back Yard
- Digital Divide in the UK?
- Importing goods, exporting drought?
- Britain’s ageing population
- Engineering our climate
- The future shape of Capitalism
- Migration: skills and the job market
- Razing the Rainforest
- London under water
- Concreting the countryside
- Future of low carbon energy
- Africa in the 21st Century
Natural disasters: how to improve? : Focus
Meet our panel of speakers
25 May 2010, 7pm
Royal Geogrpahical Society (with IBG)
Read the biographies of confirmed speakers for the upcoming Natural disasters event, including Dame Barbara Stocking, Chief Executive of Oxfam GB and Cameron Sinclair, founder of Architecture for Humanity. Chairing the discussion will be Martin Bell OBE, UNICEF Ambassador for Humanitarian Emergenciesclick to read more »
Interview with Professor David Sanderson
Professor David Sanderson, Director of The Centre for Development and Emergency Practice at Oxford Brookes University.
Interview with Robert Hodgson
Robert Hodgson, Chair of RedR, discusses how RedR helps communities to recover following natural disasters, sharing lessons and teaching local communities and discusses the work being carried out in countries such as Haiti and Bangladesh.
Interview with Brendan Gormley
The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) is a charity that launches and coordinates national appeals in response to disasters overseas. Brendan Gormley, chief executive of DEC talks to us about natural disasters, improvements to humanitarian response, long-term recovery and the lessons currently being learnt and shared in Haiti.
The story of Architecture for Humanity - Cameron Sinclair
Cameron Sinclair, co-founder of organisation Architecture for Humanity. Helping rebuild housing and schools following natural disasters, across the world from Haiti to Sri Lanka, India to New Orleans, USA.
Fault Line Living
An expedition sponsored by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) and Land Rover. The team will be driving from Iceland to Iran along the world’s most dangerous fault lines.
What lessons are being learnt from natural disasters?
What are the lessons that are being learnt and put into practice following a natural disaster?
- 22nd April, 2010
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