This s brief intervention by the SHEAR Knowledge Broker provides key facts and figures from the programme.
In this interactive segment, participants are invited to connect with internal reflections from the SHEAR programme through visual notes and cartoons uniquely created for SHEAR during the internal event of the previous day. Participants will have the chance to share their reactions and thoughts about the topics explored, and a wider discussion will be opened for all to take further.
Led by the virtually amazing facilitator Pablo Suarez, this game allows participants to test their weather forecasting skills and decision making capacities, and their own risk takiing profiles.
Parallel session 1, co-hosted by Steven Cole of NFLICS and Bruce Malamud of LANDSLIP introduces participants to the conceptualisation “disaster risk” with its various components, including exciting “flash talks” from different projects highlighting SHEAR developments and applications under this theme.
Parallel sesion 2, co-hosted by Liz Stephens of FATHUM and Martin Todd of ForPAc, presents ignite talks and thoughtful syntheses of the key advances brought by SHEAR in hazard and impact based forecasting, and builds towards a discussion about the implications for local decision making. Keep an eye out for a surprise game!
Parallel session 3, hosted by Wouter Buytaert of Landslide-EVO takes participants through the exciting and innovative tools developed for building climate resilience in the different SHEAR projects, while giving insights into the process of co-developing such tools by a range of stakeholders.
This presentation by the SHEAR Knowledge Broker will focus on sharing the wealth of SHEAR resources developed over the years, and provide practical information on how and where to access the different knowledge products, academic articles, tools, and more produced by SHEAR.
Bringing forth the vision of the youth, Olivia Taylor and James Muthoka of the PhD cohort of SHEAR share insights from their research projects on the use of data and improved forecasting for decision making; and sheds light into the importance of listening to people's knowledge and experiences and voices to understand their needs
In this dialogue between research and practice, Irene Amuron, Sumit Dugar, Mirianna Budimir, and Emmah Mwangi provide an insider's perspective on the key takeaways for humanitarian practitioners from the SHEAR, providing reflections on these connections and concrete direction on building common grounds in future projects.
Marking an end to the SHEAR Finale, the participants are offered a unique spoken word performance by Regie Gibson, with reflections on the conference. This is followed by closing remarks by Maarten Van Aaslt, Director of the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, and an invitation to stay connected to the SHEAR legacy.
Maarten Van Aalst
Dr. Liz Stephens
Simphiwe Laura Stewart