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Holistic risk and impact modelling tools for decision makers lessons from New Zealand and the Pacific Islands

Bush House North East Wing, Strand Campus, London

22 Jan flood Part of Physical and Environmental Geography Seminars

Speaker: Dr Kate Crowley (University of Edinburgh)

Abstract: This seminar will explore the challenges and opportunities of working in partnership with local and central government to co-develop multi-hazard risk and impact modelling tools for disaster management and climate change adaptation.

Kate will highlight key lessons from two applied research projects implemented in New Zealand and Pacific Islands. She will finish by discussing the gaps and future research opportunities in risk assessment and practical tool development.

*If you are external to King's and would like to attend this event, please contact the event organiser directly.

About the speaker

Dr Kate Crowley has worked as an applied researcher, project manager and practitioner in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) within the UK and internationally.

Her research interests cover a range of DRR and CCA topics, including risk assessment methods and tools for decision-makers; disasters and culture; indigenous knowledge; social vulnerability and capacity; Resilience frameworks/measurement; science communication and knowledge exchange.

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