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Research interests

Human impacts and adaptation to climate change, human vulnerability to natural hazards, international development, sustainable urbanisation, institutions and governance in risk management.

Research interests (short)

Human impacts and adaptation to climate change and natural disasters, sustainable urbanisation.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, A political ecology of flood hazard and social vulnerability in urban Guyana, University of Liverpool

Award Date: 1 Jan 1998


  • G Geography (General)
  • Climate change adaptation
  • social vulnerability
  • resilience and transformation
  • urban political ecology
  • disaster risk reduction


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