Burkle Lecture at MUDRI Forum
Professor Burkle is a retired senior fellow and scientist of the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Harvard School of Public Health, and former senior scholar and senior associate faculty and research scientist, the Centre for Refugee & Disaster Response, Johns Hopkins University Medical Institutes. He also served as a senior international public policy scholar, Woodrow Wilson Centre for International Scholars, Washington, DC (2008-2016).
Amanda presented on Supporting a Disaster Resilient Australia and highlighted the AIDR Knowledge Hub including the Disaster Risk Reduction Collection where key resources are available including:
- The National Disaster Risk Reduction Framework, 2030: Vision and goals for disaster risk reduction in Australia
- Profiling Australia’s Vulnerability: The interconnected causes and cascading effects of systemic disaster risk
- Guidance for Strategic Decisions on Climate and Disaster Risk.
The keynote Lecture was co-hosted with the World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM) Oceania Chapter.
The Forum's program also included a Community Resilience Showcase of activities selected from Expressions of Interest submitted from around the State and a highlight an update on the Compendium of Victorian Community-based Resilience Building Case Studies.