Speakers

Heather Fehr

British Red Cross

Disaster Risk Reduction Adviser

Canada

Heather is currently the Disaster Risk Reduction Advisor at the British Red Cross. She has been a member of the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement for the past 7 years, working in The Americas, Caribbean, Africa, and Asia, where she has supported National Societies of the Red Cross and Red Crescent in reducing risks to communities and urban dwellers, as well as preparing for, and responding to disasters. Prior to the work with the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement, she worked as an Urban Planner with municipalities in Canada, and overseas with the Canadian Institute of Planners and The Government of Canada focussing on integration of those displaced by disasters into communities both rural and urban.