The inaugural Women’s International Network for Disaster Risk Reduction (WIN DRR) Leadership ‘Excellence’ Award has been granted to Fiji’s Vasiti Soko, Director of the National Disaster Management Office. “Coming into a field that has been historically male-dominated, I try to be ten steps ahead of them because  I want to set the tone for other women to get involved and to take up leadership roles in disaster risk reduction and disaster . . .

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