Lessons From The Pakistan Floods

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Lessons from the Pakistan floods


Her Excellency, Fauzia Nasreen, High Commissioner of Pakistan, will speak at an

RMIT University symposium tomorrow (Thursday) on lessons to be learned from

disaster-related projects.


Ms Nasreen will be joined by Jamie Isbister, Assistant Director General, Africa and

Humanitarian, with AusAID.


They will discuss the impact of the recent catastrophic floods in Pakistan, which at

their peak left 20 million homeless.


Other experts will examine the recovery process on both sides of the Indian Ocean

following the 2004 tsunami.


The symposium is being organised by RMIT’s School of Property, Construction

and Project Management.


WHAT:

Lessons learned from and for aid/relief/disaster-related projects

WHEN:

Thursday, 4 November, 8.30am - 4.30pm

WHERE:

Building 8, Level 8, rooms 44 and 47, Swanston Street, City campus

RSVP:            tayyab.maqsood@rmit.edu.au


For the full program and information about speakers visit



For interviews: Dr Tayyab Maqsood, (03) 9925 3916 or 0422 728 403.


For general media enquiries: RMIT University Communications, David Glanz,

(03) 9925 2807 or 0438 547 723.




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