Leadership in Disaster Management

What kind of leader will you be in a crisis? With increasing frequency of pandemics, climate-related disasters and other adverse events, there has never been a more important time to be prepared to lead your organisation through difficult times.
QUT EX course facilitator

Your expert facilitator Dr Joanne Durham

Dr Jo Durham has worked in humanitarian aid and development in Laos, Cambodia, South Sudan Lebanon with organisations such as UNICEF, UN Development Programme (UNDP), UN Mine Action Services (UNMAS) and international NGOs.  Her role in these organisations was to help people recover from conflict and other disasters. The focus of her teaching is to link practice with theory to prepare graduates for the different careers within the field, and equip the next generation of practitioners with the skills they will need to continue this necessary work.
Jo’s expertise includes: reducing health inequities and vulnerability to disasters, social determinants of health and migration, conflict epidemiology and programme evaluation.

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