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Jessica Faleiro

Delhi based Jessica Faleiro co-ordinates a multi-country project developing indicators and a framework for ActionAid’s human rights based approach to Resilience. 

Faleiro has a strong research and policy background in Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change adaptation, working on multi-country projects for the Global Network for Disaster Reduction and Tearfund. 

Prior to switching to the international development sector she worked as an information analyst for the UK government and an environmental lobbyist for the timber import and retail sectors.  

Latest blogs

Script and screenplay at climate talks must change!-Brandon Wu, Senior Policy AnalystSocial movements from Asia, Africa and Latin America, along with ActionAid, other development and environment NGOs...
ActionAid walks out of COP19 talks
Today is International Disaster Reduction Day. As is the case every year, this year’s edition has a specific focus, the one billion people around the world who live with some form of disability.The...
After a four year absence, I’m back at the UNFCCC climate talks, although this time it’s the mid-year meetings in Bonn rather than the end of year summit.This is where deals are made and broken and...
The National Alliance for Risk Reduction and Response Initiative (NARRI) Consortium from Bangladesh, which is led by ActionAid, has been awarded the 2013 UN Sasakawa Award – the highest award for...
Two thirds of the people living in the drought-prone Naogaon area of Bangladesh are dependent on agriculture for their earning and employment. During the lean period when there is a significant...
If you could save a life from the threat of disaster, what would you do? Disasters can be natural such as earthquakes and floods, or man-made – for example civil war and oil spills. In some...