Senior Advisor, Arsht-Rock
Director, Global Policy
Director, Extreme Heat Initiative
Assistant Director, Extreme Heat Initiative
Deputy director, Resilience Hubs
Fri, Apr 30, 2021
Global cities take on increasing threat of extreme heat by appointing first-ever “Chief Heat Officers,” starting with Miami-Dade County
Miami-Dade County, Freetown, and Athens sign on as founding members of Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center’s City Champions for Heat Action – an Extreme Heat Resilience Alliance Initiative.
Fri, Dec 18, 2020
Within two months of initiating a COVID-19 emergency response program, nearly 4,500 people received critical food rations along with seedlings for mobile garden kits that would yield fresh vegetables and greens in as little as three weeks.
Wed, Sep 30, 2020
As climate-induced extreme heat continues to rage, Arsht-Rockefeller Resilience Center pledges funding for Extreme Heat Resilience Alliance activities
Today, September 30, 2020, EHRA members convened for the first time to define critical actions for the Alliance’s work to protect vulnerable people from extreme heat, supporting its vision of a world without heat-related deaths and loss of livelihoods.
Tue, Aug 4, 2020
Founded and managed by Arsht-Rock, EHRA works hand-in-hand with global leaders and practitioners at every level to increase heat resilience in urban areas, focusing on vulnerable populations.
Tue, Aug 4, 2020
What if heat waves were named like hurricanes? New push draws mega insurers, Athens and Miami mayors, Red Cross and dozens more stakeholders
EHRA is pushing for a standard practice of naming and ranking heat waves globally so that communities and people can communicate about the emergency and adequately prepare.