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Emily Wilkinson

Emily is a Research Fellow in the Climate and Environment Programme at the Overseas Development Institute. She has over 15 years of experience in the analysis of collective responses to environmental hazards and leads research on disaster risk governance for the Strengthening Resilience in Volcanic Areas (STREVA) project.

Emily is Head of Research for the DFID-funded Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters Programme (BRACED) and a Technical Advisor to the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) on disaster risk management.

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OPINION: “We leave Sendai with a new global deal on disaster risk, but does it go far enough?”

Emily Wilkinson reports from the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan where governments agreed a new international framework for disaster risk reduction. She says it's mixed news for the people who are most at risk from climate-related disasters. [more]…

OPINION: A Step Forward? Assessing the Zero Draft of the Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction

Experts at the Overseas Development Institute and CDKN analyse the draft text of the Post-2015 Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and make suggestions for improvement. [more]…

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