Dr. Deborah Brown

Disaster Recovery Specialist, Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency

Dr. Deborah Brown

Disaster Recovery Specialist, Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency

Biography

Dr. Brown is the Disaster Recovery Specialist at the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA). She has more than ten years of experience in natural resource management and sustainable development. She currently works to assist CARICOM Member States address key priorities for disaster recovery, and to strengthen national capacities to manage recovery efforts.

She holds a Doctorate in Public Policy from the University of Arkansas, a Master of Arts in Human Geography from the University of London, and a Bachelor of Arts in Geography from the University of the West Indies (Mona). Her research interests and practice focus on disaster risk management (DRM), sustainable tourism, climate-smart agriculture, and food security, with gender and the environment as cross-cutting themes.

A staunch regionalist, Dr. Brown has served as an educator, researcher, social policy analyst and senior rural sociologist in countries throughout the Caribbean.  She is also a reviewer for select global reports produced by the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP); and focal point for the Tourism Sector Sub-Committee – supporting CDEMA’s efforts to mainstream Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM) at the sectoral level.

All session by Dr. Deborah Brown

Master Class

15:45 - 16:45
Radisson Grenada