B. Burcak Basbug Erkan, Disaster Scientist, and Dr Craig Hansen, Bachelor of Emergency Management

Masters in Emergency Response & Risk Management http://www.uard.ac.nz B. Burcak Basbug Erkan, PhD, MSc, BSc, SFHEA, MICPEM, Associate Professor, Disaster Scientist, and Dr Craig Hansen, UARD talk about the importance of stakeholder management, statistics and the difference between natural disasters and natural hazards. Burcak shares her purpose in life, which involves identifying and understanding risks so they have can be responded to in a way that supports recovery. Dr Burcak explains how the frequency and severity of disasters that are being experienced support the concept of climate change.