Disaster Resilience in Fiji

The Australian National Commission for UNESCO is supporting a team from the School of Architecture and Built Environment, University of Newcastle, Australia, to undertake work in Fiji to build capacity of rural women in disaster resilience. The project team is affiliated with CIFAL Newcastle. Led by Dr Ifte Ahmed, the team includes Associate Professor Thayaparan Gajendran and Dr Helen Giggins, backed by Associate Professor Graham Brewer, Executive Director of CIFAL-Newcastle. The Fiji Police Force (FPF) is the local partner.