Tanja Hendriks

Tanja Hendriks is a PhD student at the Centre of African Studies (CAS), University of Edinburgh. Her PhD, which focuses on disaster governance in Malawi, is part of the EU-funded programme for the Anthropology of Human Security in Africa (ANTHUSIA). Before joining CAS and ANTHUSIA, Tanja worked as a junior researcher at the African Studies Centre Leiden (ASCL), an interfaculty institute of Leiden University in the Netherlands. She has a background in anthropology, international development studies and African studies.

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Lived experiences of people during a time of disaster and crisis

Cliffordene Norton, Tanja Hendriks Academisch 2020-03-02

"The 2015 floods in Malawi really made me become interested in the role of disaster-affected states during disaster response, and especially in what was going on in these camps, how people were organising themselves, how they allocated the assistance that was given and what they did when no or not enough help arrived."

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