Avianto Amri

PhD student
Avianto Amri

June 2015 update

Avianto Amri has been deployed to Nepal for one month to support the earthquake relief operations of Plan International following the recent earthquakes in April and May

Avianto, who is a former employee of Plan International, will be taking on the role of Deputy Emergency Response Manager for Field Implementation and will be primarily based in the Nepalese capital, Kathmandu. His task is to oversee the implementation of the response program and provide guidance to field managers and their teams in Dolakha, Sindhupalchowk, Sindhuli and other areas.

Avianto's PhD is aligned with the Child Centred Disaster Risk Reduction CRC project and this posting is also a great opportunity to reinforce his postgraduate studies. While thereAvianto will be documenting, through participant observation and informal interview, the challenges and opportunities faced by non-government organisations and local government, as they work with and for children, in the response and recovery phase.

Student project

This project aims to develop and apply a set of tools that enable parents to engage with their children in a meaningful discussion on household disaster preparedness planning, by using participatory processes.
Supervisory panel:
Disaster risk reduction education policies and practices in Indonesia: Bridging the research-practice gaps
18 Sep 2018
The Sendai Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) stresses the importance of collaboration ...
Risk Reduction and Resilience Education: Recommendations for Scaling Up. Views from Indonesia
18 Aug 2015
Nearly one third of the world's population are children. However, much disaster management...
An Evidence-Based Practice Framework for Children's Disaster Education
18 Aug 2015
Disaster education for children has been identified as a key stragety for increasing disaster...
Children and Youth in Disasters: A Co-Produced Program of Research
18 Aug 2015
Children represent the most vulnerable demographic group in disasters.  The world health...
A cross cultural investigation of child-centred disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in Indonesia and Australia
25 Aug 2014
There remains an assumption that children and young people are passive victims with no role to play...

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Presentation-Audio-Video 08 Mar 2019 Avianto Amri - early career researcher entry 2019 File Save (0 bytes) child-centred, education, resilience

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