USAID's activities in Disaster Risk Reduction

March 11, 2020

Another guest lecture was hosted by Systems Laboratory on March 11. This time John Patterson, Regional Advisor for USAID's Office of US Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), discussed OFDA's approach to Disaster Risk Reduction: how they develop their strategy, work with partners to identify activities, coordinate cooperation with donors, and how they envision foreign assistance contributing to positive preparedness outcomes.