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Participants will gain insights on the challenges that women face in managing disaster risks and ways to address these barriers.

This session of the Coronavirus Speaker Series featured Wanli Fang, a Senior Urban Development Specialist with the Urban, Disaster Risk Management, Resilience & Land Global Practice of the World Bank; Athirah Ishak, Deputy Chief Resilience Officer, Melaka; and Lori Nelson, Chief Resilience Officer, Boston.

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This session of the Coronavirus Speaker Series featured Floris Bakermans, Management Consultant Smart Mobility and MAAS, AT Osborne and Prof. Chris Nash, Research Professor, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds.

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This session of the Coronavirus Speaker Series featured Ana Ardelean, Chief Resilience Officer of Tbilisi, Georgia; Alina Sava, Education Specialist, Education Global Practice, World Bank; and Raphaëlle Thiollier, Oasis Project Manager, City of Paris.

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This session of the Coronavirus Speaker Series featured Aida Esteban Millat, Senior Director Urban Mobility and Smart Cities for LAC, Visa; Fabien Clavier, Senior Urban Planner Consultant for the World Bank; and Frank VieveenSmart City Program Lead, City of Rotterdam.

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This session of the Coronavirus Speaker Series featured Japheth Habinshuti N, Chief Resilience Officer (CRO) City of Kigali; Michael John Webster, Executive Director: Water and Waste, City of Cape Town; Jennifer Sara, Global Director, Water Global Practice, World Bank Group; and Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs at Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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This session of the Coronavirus Speaker Series featured Dr. Elizabeth Hausler, CEO and Founder of Build Change; Santiago Uribe, Executive Director, Resilience Corporation Office of Medellin; and Luis Triveño, Senior Urban Development Specialist at the World Bank.

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This session of the Coronavirus Speaker Series featured Daniela Ribeiro Guarieiro, Deputy Chief Resilience Officer, Municipality of Salvador (Brazil); Dr. Kealoha Fox, Native Hawaiian Liaison & Public Policy Manager, AlohaCare; and Keani Rawlins-Fernandez, Council Vice-Chair, Maui County Council.

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Join us and hear what officials working on the front lines in India, Japan, and the Caribbean have learned so far about responding to and preparing for tropical cyclones during COVID-19, and what advice they have for others who are facing similar challenges.

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This session of the Coronavirus Speaker Series featured Mario Silva, Executive Director of the Metropolitan Planning Institute of Guadalajara; Xavier Tiana, Director of International Affairs at the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona; and Octavi de la Varga, Secretary General of Metropolis.

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