Gavin is currently Senior Advisor for Community Preparedness at the American Red Cross. Past roles have ranged from rural development in Senegal to community-based disaster preparedness in Grenada, from shelter reconstruction in Jamaica to emergency response deployments in Iraq, Haiti and Mexico. He has worked with the UN, NGOs, the French Government and the World Economic Forum, always around the topic of collaborative solutions to humanitarian needs. With the Red Cross, his focus has been on building National Society capacity, conducting assessments of response systems, reviewing Standard Operating Procedures and training both volunteer and community teams.
Business Continuity Planning (BCP) is an essential and ongoing process owned and guided by the National Society’s senior management to ensure that the National Society continues to function during times of crisis, and resume business processes when...
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) developed this COVID-19 planning guidance based on traditional infection prevention and industrial hygiene practices. It focuses on the need for employers to implement engineering, administrati...
Household and committee surveys for measuring overall community resilience and for tracking changes following integrated interventions. This tool has been developed by the American Red Cross as part of its work with Red Cross Red Crescent national so...