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Virginia Murray

Role: Panel Chair
Affiliation: Public Health England


Virginia Murray is the Public Health Consultant in Global Disaster Risk Reduction for Public Health England which has supported her role as, member of the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) scientific committee, co-sponsored by the International Council for Science (ICSU), the International Social Science Council (ISSC), and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR). Co-Chair of IRDR’s Disaster Loss Data (DATA), and co-chair of the recently developed WHO Thematic Platform Health and Disaster Risk Management Research Group. She is also Co-Chair of CODATA’s  Linked Open Data for Global Disaster Risk Research and a member the UNSDSN Data for Sustainable Development, and she has been a member and then vice-chair of the UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) Scientific and Technical Advisory Group from 2008-2017.

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