Raphaëlla is a Monitoring Intern at IDMC and focuses on monitoring conflict and disaster-induced displacement on a range of countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia. She comes from an interdisciplinary background, having studied sustainable development, conflict resolution and international relations for her Bachelor’s, before continuing with environmental politics for her Master’s.
Prior to IDMC Raphaëlla has worked in the sustainable development department of the International Committee of the Red Cross and as a research assistant for King’s College London and the University of Royal Holloway, investigating resilience to flood risk in urban areas, and the link between disasters and political transformation in the Philippines.
Raphaëlla speaks fluent English, French and Dutch, as well as intermediate Spanish. She holds a Bachelor’s in Liberal Arts (Social Sciences) from Maastricht University and a Master’s in Environment, Politics and Globalisation from King’s College London.