Cyclones under Climate Change: The Disaster of Idai

Cyclones under Climate Change

The Disaster of Idai

Date: 2nd May, 2019

Time: 12:45-13:45 BST

Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre B, Keppel St, LSHTM


The Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre and Planetary Health Network are co-hosting a lecture on the impact of cyclones and climate change on human health and populations.

Ilan Kelman (UCL) will discuss disaster risk and resilience under climate change with a focus on Cyclone Idai, and Chris Jarvis (LSHTM) will share his recent experiences in Mozambique mapping the extent of Idai’s disaster.


image of chris jarvis looking at data in the air

Chris Jarvis

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Ilan Kelman

Speakers:  Ilan Kelman is a Reader in Risk, Resilience and Global Health at University College London, England and a Professor II at the University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway. His overall research interest is linking disasters and health, including the integration of climate change into disaster research and health research.

Chris Jarvis is a Research Fellow in capacity strengthening for humanitarian crises at LSHTM. He is also a Humanitarian Data Scientist and GIS volunteer with MapAction and the Reserve Data Scientist with the UK Public Health Rapid Support Team.


Open to all, no registration required.

The event will be livestreamed with a recording available here.