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How Social Capital Builds Resilience with Daniel Aldrich
In this episode of the Crisis Conflict Emergency Management podcast, host Kyle King interviews Professor Daniel Aldrich, an expert in social capital and disaster recovery. They delve into various aspects of building resilient communities and the role of social capital in post-disaster recovery.
Professor Daniel Aldrich extensively studied social capital's influence on disaster recovery, offering insights on community resilience through strong social connections, including strategies, government involvement, and technology's impact.
Join Kyle and Daniel as they delve into the crucial role of social capital in disaster recovery and learn how communities can strengthen resilience through robust social ties.
[01:33] Naive assumptions vs. the reality of how people recover from disasters
[06:50] How Daniel found literature to be dissonant from his experiences
[10:42] The overlooked role of social ties in disasters
[16:22] The role of government in fostering social capital today
[18:05] How technology can be balanced with social capital while integrating community programs into city policies for disaster preparedness
[32:37] How cultural differences affect social capital and disaster recovery
[37:52] What businesses and organizations can contribute to building social capital
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Unveiling Disaster Diplomacy with Ilan Kelman
In this episode, host Kyle King sits down with Dr. Ilan Kelman as he shares his insights on disaster diplomacy, humanitarian aid, and sustainable development. Dr. Kelman is a Professor of Disasters and Health at University College London, England and a Professor II at the University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway. His overall research interest is linking disasters and health, integrating climate change into both.
Join Dr. Ilan Kelman in this insightful podcast episode as he shares his expertise on disaster diplomacy and migration, and the importance of investing in the stability of countries to reduce the potential for mass migration.
[01:56] Dr. Ilan Kelman explains the origins and the evolution of disaster diplomacy. [03:47] How disaster diplomacy can promote peace, and the importance of understanding the politics behind disasters
[08:17] The challenges in using diplomacy for disaster response and aid
[12:32] How international diplomacy evolved in leveraging disasters for aid and exploring changes in international mechanism
[18:05] How climate change may shift disaster diplomacy towards relief, science, and cooperation in food and water security
[23:35] Expectations for future climate-induced forced migration and its impact predictions. [28:20] The challenges of quantifying disaster diplomacy, and the need for personal connections and informal links to promote peace
[31:11] Balancing neutrality and politics in disaster response for long-term peace and saving lives
[35:11] The importance of incremental efforts to increase stability, and the need for people with power to seek peace
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New Perspectives on Climate Resilience with Prof. Rajib Shaw
In this podcast episode, host Kyle King sits down with Professor Rajib Shaw to discuss the intersection of climate change and disaster risk reduction (DRR) in Asia. Professor Shaw is a distinguished professor in the Graduate School of Media and Governance at Keio University in Japan, and has extensive experience in community-based disaster risk management and climate change adaptation.
Tune in to learn about the current state of climate change and DRR in Asia, including other topics like the importance of community-based approaches, collaboration between international organizations and governments to address disaster risk, and the role of technology and education in DRR efforts.
[01:31] Why Prof. Shaw got into climate change adaptation and community-based disaster risk management
[05:52] The challenges of climate and non-climate disasters and their impact on income groups in Asia
[14:07] How companies can lower risks, boost awareness, and provide incentives for all stakeholders
[24:01] The importance of customizing local risks and actions in response to disasters
[25:37] Innovative DRR approaches in the Philippines and Japan
[35:24] What inclusive technology is, and the role of digital transformation in driving innovations
[40:14] “Co-learning” and the overlooked concept of knowledge-sharing in community-based DRR
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Rethinking the Role of Governance in Crisis Management with Aaron Marks
In this episode, Kyle King and Aaron Marks discuss the role of governance in emergency and crisis management, including defining resilience and preparedness, the changing environment and risk factors, and the challenges of communicating and educating the public about these issues.
[04:00] How is the changing environment impacting communities and their ability to adapt?
[23:00] What role do insurance companies play in managing risk, and why is transparency and communication crucial?
[28:00] How does governance contribute to maintaining the status quo, and why is public engagement and trust essential for progress?
[34:00] What are the challenges of building cultural preparedness and community engagement, and how do they relate to trust and defining standards?
[36:00] Why is questioning and effective communication vital in governance, and what are the goals and intended outcomes of emergency and crisis management?
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Bonus Episode: Innovating for Resilience: A Panel on Food and Water Security
In this podcast episode, experts Prof. William Chen, Dr. Roman Tandlich, and Dr. Ashok Swain discussed the challenges of water and food security, exploring the political, technological and educational solutions needed to tackle the problem.
[00:33:24] The potential of indigenous knowledge in water management and food production, fostering collaboration between communities and scientists.
[00:36:57] Revolutionary water treatment innovations impacting food security and the urgent need for efficient water usage.
[00:40:45] Effective solutions to combat water and food scarcity through public education, technology transfer, and collaborative research.
[00:48:18] Balancing economic demands with universal access to water, recognizing it as a basic human right.
Overall, the experts stressed the need for a comprehensive, collaborative approach to water and food security, involving education, political will, technological developments, and a focus on the importance of water as a basic human right.
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Prof. William Chen
Dr. Roman Tandlich
Dr. Ashok Swain
Mr. Kyle King
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Global perspectives and conversations about international crisis, preparedness, and how to build more resilient societies in a challenging and ever-changing world.
If anything at all, the last two years have shown us that are truly living in and subject to what is happening in our global society. As the world moves to reduce risk to global threats, we need to recognize the vulnerabilities, connectivity, and perspectives that drive instability. Just how vulnerable are we to the changing international environment? Are we more vulnerable than we think we are, and what can we learn from other societies to improve our own safety, security, and preparedness back home as we strive towards building more resilient societies? From AI to space warfare, to community development and crisis communications, there’s something for everyone. Join us for unique international conversations and perspectives into the current threats, challenges, and risks to our society.
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