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Risk Literacy and Education: Global Resilience Research Network Summit Panel 1

The first panel at the Inaugural Global Resilience Research Network (GRRN) Summit concentrated on the challenge of “Risk Literacy and Education”. It featured: Paul Arbon, Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor, Director, Torrens Resilience Institute, Flinders University, Australia; Gonzalo Bacigalupe, Principal Investigator, CIGIDEN, Adjunct professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Professor of Counseling Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston; Melissa Forbes, Deputy Associate Administrator (Acting), FEMA Office of Policy and Program Analysis; Nadia Al-Mudaffar Fawzi, Head, Department of Biological Development of Shatt Al-Arab & N. Arabian Gulf, University of Basrah, Iraq; Brian Helmuth, Professor and Climate Scientist, Northeastern University Coastal Sustainability Institute, Director, Sustainability Science and Policy Initiative.

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