COVID 19 LIAISE
On 16th February 2022, Dr. Harkunti Rahayu met with Alok Sharma, President of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference, and His Excellency, Owen Jenkins, British Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia.
Prof. Richard Haigh delivered a keynote at the International Conference on Geography and Global Sustainability.
Prof. Richard Haigh and Dr. Harkunti Rahayu gave keynote speeches at the webinar on 'Building the coastal regional community resilience in times of turbulence', 9th December 2021.
The European Forum for Disaster Risk Reduction which forms the regional platform structure of Europe was held 24th – 26th November 2021. Prof. Dilanthi Amaratunga co-chaired the side event on
Professor Richard Haigh, University of Huddersfield, spoke to UK Research and Innovation to produce a short YouTube clip on his work on climate change and disaster risk in Indoensia. This included the current project's work in Jakarta and Bandung.
Professor Haigh was selected for a spotlight interview under the theme “Seascapes and coastal areas" alongside a representative from the British Council/ Newton Fund.
Embedding COVID-19 preparedness into local disaster risk reduction Kickoff meeting of the project Embedding COVID-19 preparedness into local disaster risk reduction was successfully concluded with seven participants from both universities.