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DRReduction

DEPARTMENT SUMMARY:
Mercy Corps believes that Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) is an essential part of our mission to help people build secure, productive and just communities. We therefore incorporate DRR strategies in our assistance work to help communities become more resilient to hazards, and thus reduce the likelihood that their development may be undermined by one or more disasters.  There is a broad spectrum of hazards which call for active disaster risk reduction – ranging from earthquakes, tsunamis and civil conflict to cyclones, flooding and drought – some of which are being exacerbated by global climate change.

GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:
The Director of Disaster Risk Reduction will provide strategic guidance, technical assistance, and capacity building on DRR for Mercy Corps staff.  He/she will develop ways to integrate DRR and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) strategies into humanitarian and transitional programming in collaboration with Mercy Corps’ Climate Change …

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