Sakib Imtiaz is a development professional based in Bangladesh. His expertise lies in the field of Urban Resilience, Disaster Management and Climate Change. With his extensive experience and knowledge, he shared his opinion on the urban poor and their relationship with urban infrastructure when ACCCRN interviewed him recently.
Ecosystem services play a crucial role in maintaining human well-being and provide a plethora of goods and services to communities around the world. As mentioned by ISET-International1 (2013), ecosystems provide the basic foundational needs such as water, air, food, as well as some more advanced needs such as coastal defense, and water absorption capacity.
Lalit Kumar Dashora is a Disaster Risk Management and Urban Climate Change Resilience Specialist with more than 13 years professional experience at both national and international levels. With his extensive experience and knowledge, he shared his opinions on coastal resilience when ACCCRN interviewed him this month.
Dr. Saut Sagala is an assistant professor at the School of Architecture, Planning and Policy Development, Institute of Technology Bandung (ITB), Bandung, Indonesia. Saut has conducted intensive research and has wide experience as a consultant on spatial planning, disaster risk management and climate change adaptation. ACCCRN had a conversation with him in which we talked about the integration of climate change issues into spatial planning.
Nguyen Thi Phuc Hoa is an expert with an extensive background in working in the field of disaster risk reduction and climate change. She’s involved in many activities with various roles in project implementation, training courses, and capacity building, especially for community-based disaster risk management. ACCCRN talked to her on her thoughts about the disabled community’s role in disaster risk reduction.