Investments should seek to strengthen women’s capacities to anticipate, absorb, and adapt to the impacts of natural hazards and climate change and contribute to sustainable development.
Arghya Sinha Roy
Arghya has been working on disaster and climate resilience-related issues since 2003. He worked with the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center from 2004–2012. He has supported the implementation of ADB’s disaster risk management policy and plan since 2012. In 2019, he took up the position of climate change adaptation specialist at ADB, where his focus is to support ADB in increasing investments in climate-resilient development across different sectors. He has a degree in Civil Engineering and a master’s in Urban and Regional Planning.
Recovery interventions should provide not only economic stimulus but also address climate and disaster risk to ensure that gains are sustained.