Puk Ovesen and Stine Heiselberg

Puk Ovesen is Special Assistant to the United Nations Resident Coordinator, Nepal. Stine Heiselberg is Head of the United Nations Resident Coordinator’s Office, Nepal.

Natural disasters around the world affect, on average, more than 200 million people and displace more than 20 million people on a yearly basis. The impact of, and preparedness and response to, natural hazards will be a central topic when the humanitarian community and world leaders gather at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul in May 2016.