Role: Emergency Shelter Advisor
Team: Humanitarian and Emergencies
Amelia has a background in the built environment and urban shelter and settlements. Originally trained as an architect in London she started working in the emergency shelter sector in 2009. Initially working for the UK Government’s Department for International Development (DFID), then the British Red Cross, Amelia’s work has focused on urban post-disaster recovery and regeneration, working incrementally towards increasing community resilience through participatory programming. She is especially interested in the potential opportunities of including careful consideration of gender aspects at each stage of a shelter programme as well as the impact humanitarian shelter interventions can have on longer term development.
For more information on the work of the CARE emergency shelter team, download their 2014-15 annual review.