Providing strategic services
to public and private entities in understanding, communicating, and using disaster and climate risk information
in policies and programmes
Depending on the project requirements, a dynamic team of experts is created at Sage to work closely with the client in solving challenges with innovative solutions. To learn more about the Sage team and collaborators in the past years click here.
Here is a short note about the founder of Sage on Earth Consulting.
Sahar Safaie has built a trusted network of individuals and institutions with expertise in various elements of disaster and climate risk assessment, disaster risk management, and climate change adaptation across the globe. Among her achievements are leading the process and authoring three practical guidelines for UNDRR on National Disaster Risk Assessment, National Disaster Risk Reduction Strategy, and
Synergies between Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation Policies. In addition, she managed the DRR Pathways Project which was a multi-year and multi-partner project of Natural Resources Canada. See below for more information about the projects and publications.
Understanding Disaster and Climate Risk
We are the bridge between producers and users of risk information.
We provide services on various aspects of risk assessment process, understanding and using the risk information in policy and investments.
While empowering the client, we help you with:
Defining the purpose and scope of risk assessment
Understanding the linkage with DRR decisions
Writing the Terms of Reference
Managing the process
Manage risk data
Formatting the results; and
Communicating the results with users and decision makers
We may become part of your team at the governmental agency or join your technical risk modelling team to provide comprehensive services to the client.
Disaster Risk Reduction Strategies and Policies
We can support you to design and manage the process of developing National and Local Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) strategies and policies that are aligned with the Sendai Framework for DRR (2015-2010).
We work with you to evaluate the current disaster risk management system in your agency and help you design a strategy to play your role in the implementation of the Sendai Framework and building a safer future.
We can help you identify the common elements between disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation and design an integrated strategy.
We can provide training sessions that are customized to your needs on various aspects of disaster risk assessment and disaster risk management.
The capacity development services can be in different mechanisms, including:
Learning by doing
Series of in person workshops
Short in person or online seminars
Courses at universities or technical institutions
Desiging a certificate program, university course, or university degree