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Joana Parente

Pos-Doc at Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon, Portugal. She is currently working in the project FRISCO: “managing fire-induced risks of water quality contamination” of the Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation and Modelling – CCIAM group at the Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes. Her research focuses on fire assessment, but currently, she is focused on analyzing the fires impacts on soil erosion and water quality.

Repression Without Resistance: Answering Natural Hazards Related Disasters

Repression Without Resistance: Answering Natural Hazards Related Disasters

Answering disasters triggered by natural hazards is a profoundly political process; who can tell us about this is Isabelle Desportes with her study cases of Ethiopia (the 2016 drought), Myanmar (cyclone Komen in 2015) and Zimbabwe (the 2016/2019 drought). Today, I have the pleasure of interviewing Dr Isabelle Desportes, a researcher who approaches disaster risk governance from the angle of politic ...[Read More]

Back at in-person conferencing, our experience at the EGU GA 2022

Back at in-person conferencing, our experience at the EGU GA 2022

  As part of the NH Division blog editorial team, we, Joana and Shreya, describe our experience at the EGU General Assembly (GA) 2022 (#EGU22), held in the Austria Centre in Vienna, from May 24th-28th. It was the first hybrid conference we attended in-person after two years of the pandemic, with a footfall of more than 7,000 people and about the same number joining virtually. It was an enrich ...[Read More]