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Ahorangi / Professor of Geography, University of Auckland, Waipapa Taumata Rau

JC Gaillard is Ahorangi / Professor of Geography at Waipapa Taumata Rau / The University of Auckland and Research Fellow at the University of the Philippines Resilience Institute. He serves as editor of the journal Disaster Prevention and Management and sits on the Board of Directors of the NGO Center for Disaster Preparedness. JC trained as a geographer with particular interest in disaster studies and disaster risk reduction (DRR) in Asia and the Pacific. His current work centres on inclusion and power in disaster with a particular focus on ethnic and gender minorities, children and people in detention. JC collaborates in participatory DRR trainings with local governments, NGOs and other civil society organisations. More details from:


  • –present
    Associate Professor, School of Environment, University of Auckland