CUDRR+R’s Ebru Gencer chaired “Efficient Post-Disaster Recovery Phase that Supports Well-Being and Diversity” session at the Frontiers of Development: Disaster Resilience Symposium that took place in Istanbul during 2-4 March, 2020.

The session discussed how post-disaster recovery and reconstruction strategies and action-plans can bring together multidimensional factors and crosscut their systems. Speakers provided a wide array of points including from Luis Carvalho, Civil Protection Agency of Amadora, Portugal; Amanda Lamont, Australasian Women in Emergencies Network (AWE), and Zeynep Gul Unal, Yildiz Technical University and ICOMOS ICORP/International Scientific Committee on Risk Preparedness.