Urgent Interventions to Build Socio-Ecological Systems Resilience to
Natural Hazards in MENA region
Date: 23 June 2021
Time: 11:00 AM-12:30 PM
Whom do you expect? _
Chadi Abdallah, ArabSTAG and LCNRS, Lebanon
Dr. Chadi Abdallah holds a PhD in GIS and RS of natural hazards (Paris VI University-France) and a Post-doc in Radar Interferometry (University of Missouri-USA). He is currently a Researcher at the Remote Sensing Center at the Lebanese National Council for Scientific Research (CNRS-L). He worked as Principle Investigator on several projects related to natural disasters, water information management, assessment and modelling, monitoring and management of natural resources and sustainable development. He is the Deputy Director and responsible of the Early Warning System platform,
Chair of the Arab Science and Technology Advisory Group (Arab-STAG) for Disaster Risk Reduction of the UNDRR. He is also the Managing Editor of the Lebanese Science Journal (LSJ). Dr. Abdallah authored and co-authored over 80 scientific papers in peer-reviewed international journals, and conference proceedings.
In the session, we will explore_
What are the Natural hazards that hit the Arab region?
Are institutional, systemic and individual capacities strong enough to address natural hazards risks during and post natural hazard events?
Do we have an enabling environment which ensure well-rounded communities ready to address natural hazards risks?
Are we fulfilling international policies requirements to save lives and properties of people at all levels?