Videos and Podcasts

12 March 2021 – ADN’s Birthday: We are pleased to announce that today is ADN’s 2nd Birthday. Thank you very much to everyone for all your support. To view what the team has to say about the Network, please visit our Facebook page by clicking here.


5 February 2021 – ADN’s Special Session on ‘Responding to Domestic Fires and Coastal Flooding: Lessons from UK, India and Cambodia’ 


28 January 2021 – Meeting on ‘COVID 19: Delivering Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) in Crises Settings’

ADN’s President Dr Nibedita Ray-Bennett will be moderating the IPPF-SAR’s town hall meeting on ‘COVID 19: Delivering Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) in Crises Settings’, organised by the Independent Panel Exchange. This meeting will take place on 28 January 2021 at 11.00 CET. 

The Independent Panel Exchange was established by the WHO’s Director-General to “initiate an independent, impartial and comprehensive evaluation of the international health response” for the COVID-19 pandemic. Its mission is to provide an evidence-based path for the future, grounded in lessons of the present and the past, to ensure countries and global institutions, including specifically WHO, effectively address health threats.


12 October 2020 – ADN held a Global Webinar on the topic of Disaster Risk Governance on 12 October 2020, the eve of the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction. This Webinar lasted 2 hours and 45 minutes and began at 12:00 PM (GMT+1).


11 May 2020 – ADN’s Founding President, Dr Nibedita Ray-Bennet talks about the international stakeholders from ADN who help inform the University of Leicester’s curriculum for MSc Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management


30 July 2019 – ADN’s Founding President, Dr Nibedita Ray-Bennett was the Principal Investigator for the Research Project on ‘Reproductive Health in Disasters in Bangladesh’


17 May 2019 – Interview with Dave Zervaas from the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)


17 May 2019 – Interview with Mrs Pamela Kumojini, Sr. Disaster Management Officer at the Office of Uganda’s Prime Minister


17 May 2019 – Interview with Dr Manu Gupta, Executive Director at SEEDs, India


17 May 2019 – ADN’s Founding President, Dr Nibedita Ray-Bennett presenting at GPDRR19 IGNITE Stage – Avoidable deaths: Putting the Sendai Framework’s Global Target One into action
(Presentation Slides available here)


3 May 2019 – ADN’s Founding President, Dr Nibedita Ray-Bennett’s Interview with ATN Bangla


26 April 2019 – ADN’s Founding President, Dr Nibedita Ray-Bennett Presented her Project on Reproductive Health in Disasters on the Bangladeshi Somoy News (watch from 12.02 to 12.31 minutes)


12 March 2019 – ADN has Officially been Launched at the GADRI Conference