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Experts registered under the Nairobi work programme

Expert Jessica Mercer
Organization Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD)

Position / title Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Adviser
Operational function Development practitioner
Technical advisor/consultant
Email Please contact the secretariat ( for details

Disaster Risk Reduction or Climate Change Adaptation? Are we reinventing the wheel?

Further information
Operational scale Global
Region All regions
NWP work areas Adaptation planning and practices
Data and observations
Methods and tools
Technologies for adaptation
Sector Food security, agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Oceans and coastal areas
Terrestrial ecosystems
Water resources
Hazard Drought
Storms/tropical cyclones
Adaptation delivery activity Capacity building
Climate-resilient development planning
Communications and awareness-raising
Disaster risk reduction
Knowledge management
Pilot adaptation programmes/projects
Risk/vulnerability mapping

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