EM-DAT

Valentin Wathelet

Valentin holds a Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Sciences, and a Master's degree in Biomedical Sciences (Clinical Biomedical Sciences Specialization), both from the Université Catholique de Louvain. Valentin has also been trained in Bioinformatics and Programming at the University of Liège.

Since joining the CRED in November 2018, he has worked on the data and implementation of EM-DAT, and developing specific tools and procedures to improve the database's usability. He is also currently working on epidemiological spread simulations, using mainly R.

Matthias R. Horions

Matthias obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Biology at the Hasselt University and an MSc. in Human Ecology at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). In September 2019, he will hold an additional diploma in Management with minors in Entrepreneurship and North-South cooperation from ICHEC (Brussels).

Matthias is the research management assistant at CRED since May 2018. He assists Director Prof. Debarati Guha-Sapir, and handles logistics at the institute. Additionally, you can contact him for data requests and general problems concerning the EM-DAT database.

Cred Crunch 52 - Economic Losses, Poverty and Disasters: 1998-2017

The Impact of Typhoon Haiyan on Health Staff: A Qualitative Study in Two Hospitals in Eastern Visayas, The Philippines

UNISDR and CRED report: Economic Losses, Poverty & Disasters (1998 - 2017)

Annual Disaster Statistical Review 2017

Cred Crunch 51 - Earthquakes in Europe

Cred Crunch 50 - Natural disasters in 2017: Lower mortality, higher cost

Cred Crunch 48: Disaster data: A balanced perspective

Cred Crunch 47: Local data on disaster losses

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