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Naomi Morris

  • Role Title: Teaching Fellow
  • Address: Burnaby Building, Burnaby Road, Portsmouth PO1 3QL
  • Telephone: 023 92 842259
  • Email: naomi.morris@port.ac.uk
  • Department: SEES
  • Faculty: Science

Biography

Naomi Morris is a Lecturer in Humanitarian Emergency Response & Recovery, based in SEES. She is a qualified paramedic and is a member of the MapAction disaster response NGO, with deployments to Haiti, Burkino Faso and Bolivia. Her research work in disaster zones focuses on the efficiency of emergency response through data management and information distribution. She has run information management  training sessions for the International Humanitarian Partnership (IHP), RedR, and the UN. She has extensive experience in carrying out community health and vulnerability surveys, assessing populations at risk to multiple hazards in conflict zones (Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq). Naomi is the director of the annual SEES 3-day international disaster response simulation exercise (SimEx) and will be ensuring that it provides a platform for attracting and developing external research collaborations for the envisaged Geo-DRR Lab.She is currently the Secretariat of the UN Simulations and Training Network

Teaching Responsibilities

Humanitarian Emergency Response

Research

Optimal criteria for effective disaster response simulation exercises.
The efficiency of emergency response through data management and information distribution.
Improving quality of healthcare for No Fixed Abode
Health Care in remote settings

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Research profile

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