Turkey and Syria earthquake: evidence-based innovations and guidance for acute crisis response.

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With more than 20 years of experience in the humanitarian and development sectors Christian started his career as a UNESCO consultant in 1999 working on HIV/AIDS prevention programmes. Since then he has moved to different management and advisory roles with ACF, UNAIDS, Oxfam, Caritas, Crown Agents and CBM. Throughout his career he has lived in France, Philippines, Colombia, Mauritania, Senegal and UK, and supported programmes in more than 30 countries in Latin America, Africa, Middle East and South Asia.

For the past 3 years Christian has been leading CBM’s Federation Humanitarian Strategy as Humanitarian Director. He was recently appointed as co-chair of the Global Reference Group on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action (which includes about 50 UN/INGOs/DPOs agencies) alongside the International Disability Alliance (IDA) and UNICEF to help move the Humanitarian Global Disability Inclusion agenda forward. He lives in Oxford (UK) with his wife and 2 daughters.

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