Washington, DC, United States
Karin joined the American Red Cross and the Global Disaster Preparedness Center (GDPC) in 2011. She currently fills the position of Knowledge Management Officer to support shared learning across international preparedness programs and with the wider Red Cross Red Crescent network. Prior to moving to Washington, DC, Karin worked as a research assistant at the Environmental Research Center (UFZ),Germany, where she worked on risk reduction in the context of sustainable urban development in Latin America. Karin holds a Master Degree in Geography from the Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany and Universidad de Oviedo, Spain.
The Pillowcase Project is a school-based disaster preparedness education program first implemented in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 by American Red Cross volunteers in Louisiana, before being rolled out in 7 countries across the world. Origin...
This guide has been developed to help national Red Cross Scoeities implement, monitor and evaluate community based disaster riks reduction projects. It includes tools and instructions for monitoring projects in teh community and can be used in conjun...
This guide has been developed to help national Red Cross Societies implement baseline and final assessments for community based disaster risk reductions projects. It includes instructions for how to prepare and conduct hosehold surveys as well as sta...
“Promotion of Public Awareness on Natural Water Disasters including Floods” presented September 21, 2017 by Alireza Salamat and Mohammad Hajrasouliha.
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CAP workshop 2017, presentation on China’s National Early Warning Releasing System (NERWS)
For the 2017 CAP Implementation Workshop, 20-21 September in Rome, a list of speakers and their presentation topics, with short biographical sketches and portraits, is being posted here as the presentations are received.
This case study captures the partnership building and community participation experiences of the Zuia Mafuriko/Ramani Huria project to enhance flood resilience in informal settlements in Dar Es Salaam. Dar Es Salaam is prone to regular flooding a...
Since 2012 ActionAid has been working on a Pilot Project on Value for Money as part of the Programme Partnership Agreement (PPA) with DFID. This paper summarizes some of the key learning on VfM and on the approach that was developed. While VfM practi...
The World Food Programme (WFP) and the Global Food Security Cluster (gFSC) in partnership with Flowminder/WorldPop convened a technical meeting in Rome to brainstorm and discuss options to improve assessment designs in urban settings and identify ...