The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Shafira Irmarini is a Master of Disaster Management candidate in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, at the University of Auckland. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Earth Sciences and Technology specialising in Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering. She has worked as a research assistant at Center for Research on Disaster Management (CRDM) in Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia.
Shafira’s current area of research focuses on assessing post-flooding recovery resilience and preparedness in Jakarta based upon the Build Back Better (BBB) framework and BBB Indicators. The motive of her research is to enable key stakeholder of Jakarta to understand the concept of BBB, identify strengths and weaknesses in Jakarta’s preparedness for post-flood recovery, and propose areas for improvement.