STAIT Webinar: Preparedness: Can we learn from the Nepal earthquake response?
Does preparedness work? How does it work? Are we doing it right?
The webinar will be a facilitated discussion on preparedness from the Nepal context with practical examples to be applied to operations in other parts of the world. Questions are encouraged, on-line and prior to the event.
- 10:00, Geneva-time (10:00 Kinshasa & Dakar, 11:00 Amman, 12.00 Nairobi, 14:00 Bangkok, 14:45 Kathmandu)
- 17:00, Geneva-time (11:00 New York, 17:00 Kinshasa & Dakar, 18:00 Amman, 19:00 Nairobi, 21:00 Bangkok, 21:45 Kathmandu)
- Mr Jamie McGoldrick, RC/HC for Yemen (formally RC/HC for Nepal)
- Mr. Tony Craig, Co-Chair, IASC Task Team on Preparedness and Resilience and Senior Emergency Preparedness Adviser
- Ms. Victoria Stodart, Senior Officer, Shelter & Settlements, IFRC
- Mr. Dylan Winder, Head of Humanitarian Policy and Partnerships, UK Department for International Development (DFID)
Panos Moumtzis, Director of the Senior Transformative Agenda Implementation Team (STAIT) will facilitate.
Questions are welcome! Send them in before the webinar to email@example.com or submit them to the presenters live via the chat.
All the documents relevant to this webinar, and the recordings of past webinars can be found on the STAIT website: www.humanitarianresponse.info/topics/transformative-agenda.
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Mr. Jamie McGoldrick, Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator, Yemen
Jamie McGoldrick is the current Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen and he worked in the same capacity in Nepal at the time of the earthquake last year. Jamie has held numerous positions with OCHA, the IFRC, the ICRC, and Save the Children in his humanitarian career. He began his career as a news producer and researcher in the broadcasting industry, and has worked for the BBC, Sky TV, Channel 4 and Middle East Broadcasting.
Ms. Victoria Stodart, Senior Officer, Shelter & Settlements (Nepal Shelter Cluster Coordinator), IFRC
Victoria Stodart was the National Shelter Cluster Coordinator for the first month of the Nepal Earthquake response. She was also deployed to the Philippines for the Haiyan response as part of the SURGE response. When she is not deployed for the cluster she is responsible for IFRC’s Regulatory Barriers to Emergency and Transitional Shelter after Natural Disasters initiative. Victoria has worked with the Shelter & Settlements Department of IFRC since 2012, prior to which she spent 10 years practicing as a lawyer in the private sector based in London, Singapore, Manila and Khartoum.
Dylan Winder, Head of Humanitarian Policy and Partnerships, UK Department for International Development (DFID)
Dylan Winder has worked in the Department for International Development (DFID) for over twenty years and is the currently Head of Humanitarian Policy and Partnerships. In the past, Dylan led the UK emergency responses in the Philippines, Iraq, Haiti, and India amongst others. He is also responsible for DFID relationships with the private sector on humanitarian response, and also established DFID’s research Department.
Mr Tony Craig, Co-Chair IASC Task Team for Preparedness and Resilience and Senior Emergency Preparedness Adviser, WFP
Anthony (Tony) Craig is currently the Senior Emergency Preparedness and Response Adviser of the UN WFP and co-chair of the IASC’s Task Team on Preparedness and Resilience. Tony’s recent career has been mostly with WFP, but he has also worked for UNHCR and DPKO. Tony started his career in the Australian Army.