Meet Jaime Mok, Facebook Community Leader and PASSA Youth coordinator
As nature-related disasters become more frequent, climate change impacts more people, and socio-economic inequities disproportionally affect these impacts on the more vulnerable, cities become increasingly exposed to risks related to shelter and settlement. To face this trend, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has developed the Participatory Approach for Safe Shelter Awareness (PASSA) methodology to prepare communities to face these risks. In partnership with the NGO Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI), they have recently adapted the methodology to capitalize on the power of the youth, providing them with the tools and skills for them to build disaster resilience communities. Archipel&Co had the opportunity to delve into this initiative with Jaime Mok, Disaster Risk Reduction and Response Program Development Manager at HFHI and Facebook Community Leader.