Caribbean Action 2030

Caribbean Action 2030

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Caribbean Action 2030

Thalia Balkaran

Thalia Balkaran is currently pursuing a PhD in Environmental Management at The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus. For the past four years she has been conducting research on the “Vulnerability of Tourism-related Livelihoods to Tropical Cyclones’’ Her research interests include Disaster Risk Management, Sustainable Development and Tourism with special interest on Small Island Developing States. 

She received support from The Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) to pursue her MPhil studies and when upgraded to PhD, was among the first cohort of students who received the Enhancing Knowledge and Application of Comprehensive Disaster Management, (EKACDM) Scholarship sponsored by the Government of Canada.

Institute for Sustainable Development, The University of the West Indies