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Annabel Buzink

Annabel Buzink

Young Expert at Rode Kruis - Philippines
YEP period 2019 - 2020, batch 17

YEP Role

As a Young Expert for the Netherlands Red Cross in the Philippines I am responsible for the implementation of Coastal Zone Management project in Tacloban. I am currently working on setting up a Leadership & System Transformation lab for key stakeholders within the Tacloban ecosystem to increase the ability to reflect and identify possibilities for the creation of sustainability-oriented solutions. 


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  • Thematic expertise in the field of Global Health, Hygiene Promotion and Integrated Water Management
  • Strategic skills in the field of Ecosystem Thinking, multi stakeholder processes, partnership development, programme design and relation management
  • Practical skills in the field of project management, planning, monitoring and evaluation, reporting, financial management


Nationality: Dutch

Education: Research Master Global Health at the VU University, Bachelor Cultural Anthropology & Sociology University of Amsterdam 


Experience before YEP

Prior to YEP I worked as a Project Officer for the Philippines and Malawi at the Netherlands Red Cross Headquarters. I have field experience working as a Medical Coordinator for Project Abroads Nepal and as a Research Officer for Simavi in Ghana and Indonesia. 

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Organisation: Rode Kruis
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