The Road to Recovery: Why do disasters happen in Lebanon, and where does prevention start?


Join us on Wednesday 2nd of September at 5pm London time/7 pm Beirut time for our second webinar following the Beirut explosion.


Episode 2 of this series takes a general look at disaster management, from risk reduction to response. Karine Zoghby who participated in the setup of the government’s crisis response unit, will discuss the different variables that weaken or strengthen the country’s preparedness in the face of disasters. Dr. Jacques Harb will illustrate the dangers stemming from a vulnerable geographic and built environment in the absence of quality norms and regulations. The speakers will expand on their knowledge of institutional frameworks, building conditions, environmental hazards and disaster management to provide potential solutions that can make Lebanon a safer country.

The Road to Recovery: Why do disasters happen in Lebanon, and where does prevention start?