Location of experience:
Asia; Middle East; Small Island Developing States (SIDS)
Type of disaster work:
Disaster recovery; Community; Sustainability, resilience and mitigation
Disaster recovery; Community; Sustainability, resilience, and mitigation
As a post-disaster reconstruction practitioner in developing countries I am interested in learning how the academic community in the US thinks of integrating culture into reconstruction programming. What I’ve learned to date is that practitioners and academics do not speak the same language.