Edd Wright is the World Neighbors Regional Director for Southeast Asia, managing programs focusing on disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation and water and sanitation. He has worked in international development for 15 years, implementing programs for various UN agencies and international NGOs.
By Edd Wright, Resilience.org
The environment, health and economic development are intertwined. What’s happening in remote villages on a Southeast Asian island holds lessons for how all nations can better prepare for the next global shock.