Ioana Creitaru - Programme Specialist
Ioana Creitaru is Programme Specialist for the Capacity for Disaster Reduction Initiative (CADRI), an inter-agency initiative of UNDP, OCHA, UNICEF, WFP, FAO, WHO, IFRC, GFDRR, MSB and NRC.
Ioana’s areas of expertise include disaster risk reduction, including preparedness for response; climate risk management; governance and mainstreaming of disaster risk reduction into development planning. Ioana has carried out a national capacity assessments and contributed to the development of National Plans of Action for DRR in several countries, most notably in Africa and Europe and the CIS; and has designed and facilitated a number of national and regional training workshops worldwide. Ioana holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Geneva and is currently enrolled in the Doctoral Programme of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva.
Dr Muralee Thummarukudy
Chief of Disaster Risk Reduction at the United Nations Environment Programme