Building Resilience to Recurrent Crisis
USAID Launches New Policy for Resilience in Crisis Areas on December 3, 2012
USAID defines resilience as the ability of people, households, communities, countries, and systems to mitigate, adapt to and recover from shocks and stresses in a manner that reduces chronic vulnerability and facilitates inclusive growth.
On Monday, December 3, 2012, USAID held a Development Forum on the release of USAID’s new Policy and Program Guidance Building Resilience to Recurrent Crisis: One Year after the Famine in the Horn of Africa
Where: Ronald Reagan Building, Pavilion Room (1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC)
When: Monday, December 3 from 2:00 -3:30 p.m.
Featured Speakers:Dr. Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International DevelopmentHis Excellency Elkanah Odembo, Kenyan Ambassador to the U.S.Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA)Ms. Gayle Smith, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director, National Security CouncilMr. David Beckmann, President, Bread for the WorldMr. Neal Keny-Guyer, President, Mercy CorpsDr. Carolyn Woo, President, Catholic Relief Services
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