Ky Luu

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Ky Luu
Senior Director


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Areas of Expertise: disaster management, humanitarian relief and development programs related with the U.S. Government, United Nations, international bi-lateral donors, non-governmental organizations, and international organizations

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More than a third of households affected by the deadly 2010 Haiti earthquake and over half of those living in the camps have not recovered basic household assets nearly two years after the disaster, according to an analysis by Tulane University researchers.

The Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy has been awarded a $3.5 million grant from the Gates Foundation to expand its global reach.

Parliamentarian and former education minister of Nepal Gangalal Tuladhar discusses disaster risk management as part of the Forum Tulane lecture series on resilience.  

Gangalal Tuladhar, a member of the Nepal Parliament and former education minister, to speak at Forum Tulane: Resilience, sponsored by the Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy.

The Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy offers students a chance to hear from policy and operational actors who are on the front lines of global humanitarian and development challenges.

Members of the Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy flew to Sri Lanka to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the catastrophic Indian Ocean tsunami.

With a Gates Foundation grant, the Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy will develop programs for leaders in Africa and Asia.

ResilientAfrica, a consortium that includes Tulane University’s Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy, Makerere University in Uganda, Stanford University and the Center for Strategic and International Studies, has been awarded a $25 million grant from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to apply science and technology to strengthen the resilience of African communities against natural and manmade stresses.

Tulane University has been awarded a $5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help universities in disaster-prone regions in Africa and Asia establish a network of education and development programs in disaster resilience and leadership.

The United Nation’s Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has awarded the Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy at Tulane University a nearly $925,000 grant to develop a framework for measuring child resilience and well being in Mali.

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