My Pham

Director

I am the current Director of The Centre for Social Research and Development (CSRD) who continue the tradition of community empowerment and environmental protection. I am an experienced and respected practitioner in the areas of natural disaster mitigation and climate change response, with a background in international and national scale projects. I have also managed many projects and research activities at a local level and with disadvantaged people.

I were awarded an Australian Scholarship to complete a Masters Degree in Natural Hazards and Disasters at the Australian National University in 2011-2013. My expertise includes natural disaster research and practice at the local level, climate change impacts, adaptive capacity and vulnerability research, gender mainstreaming, social and environmental impact assessment, and community based research.

Women have a rest during planting mangroves (Photo: Philip Bubeck)

The impacts of flooding on well-being and the role of ecosystem-based adaptation

We show that floods can have a substantial impact on the well-being of flood affected individuals and especially on women.

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Planted mangroves in the Tam Giang Lagoon

EbA as an approach to increase flood resilience of the vulnerable

This policy brief shows that ecosystem-based adaptation can be a promising approach to increase flood resilience of vulnerable groups in society, such as women and the poor.

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Perfume River in Thua Thien Hue Province

Ecosystem-based Adaptation, Women and Flood Resilience in Central Vietnam

ResilNam aims at strengthening the role of women in DRM and CCA through ecosystem-based adaptation, namely the restoration and sustainable management of mangroves and urban water bodies.

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My is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

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Disasters and Climate Change

Generating knowledge to integrate disaster risk reduction (DRR) with equitable, sustainable and resilient development, recognizing that development and DRR are interlinked.  
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EcoAdapt

EcoAdapt - Ecosystem‐based strategies and innovations in water governance networks in Latin American landscapes 
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Climate Adaptation Learning Resources

Training modules on climate analysis, vulnerability assessment and adaptation planning.
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