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Ms. Noura Abdi Associate

  • SPECIALING IN:
    International Development, Natural Resources, Public Finance
  • COVERING THE AREAS OF:
    Djibouti, The Horn
  • CONTACT:
    info@perimassociates.com

Noura Abdi (Somali, Arabic, French, Portuguese) is an environmental and development professional, focused on disaster risk management, water resources and forced migrations. She has consulted regularly to both the Djiboutian government (Executive Secretariat for Disaster Risk Management, or SEGRC) and the World Bank on issues related to vulnerability, urban and disaster risks management. Ms. Abdi has held fellowships from “Centre d’Etudes Géographiques de l’Université de Metz”, France and “Universidad Federal Fluminense”, Brazil. In 2012 she advised the City of Rio de Jeneiro, Brazil on disaster planning and risk management and water resources management, and assisted with preparations for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (RIO+20). She is a skilled project manager, who holds a Master’s degree in Environment and Development from the University of Lorraine, France (2012). She is currently a PhD candidate working on Forced Migrations and Climate Change in Africa. Ms. Abdi is the first Djibouti national to participate in the U.C. Berkeley Environmental Leadership Program.

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