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Launching of Data for Disaster Risk Reduction Podcast Series

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Data for Disaster Risk Reduction

This podcast series, ‘Data for Disaster Risk Reduction, reflects the systemic use of data for handling disasters and effective decisions for post-disaster recovery. The series also focuses on the role of data at each stage of the disaster management cycle: Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, and Recovery. This podcast series would be offering examples of various disasters and the timely decisions taken to reduce the impact of disaster and minimize the loss. This series is jointly hosted by the CODATA, Tonkin and Taylor, New Zealand, and the Center for Applied Geomatics, CEPT Research and Development Foundation. It offers a rich collection of conversations, case studies, and audio essay by eminent thinkers, practitioners, public decision-makers, and policy advocates recall and reflect, discuss critical issues and point out the way forward.


Data Driven Dynamics for Resilience – Coherence of Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change, Sustainable Development and Health


The first episode has Professor Virginia Murray, Head of Global Disaster Risk Reduction, UK Health Security Agency and Bapon Fakhruddin, Technical Director, Tonkin and Taylor.

In the first episode the two speakers will discuss emerging trends in climate change, disaster risks, and the role of data. Data system dynamics, and FAIR data for risk reduction, Sustainable Development Goals and health are discussed. Role of governments for utilisation of data and how International organisations can promote awareness.