Sanne Derks (b. 1979) is a documentary photojournalist and anthropologist from the Netherlands, mainly focusing on social issues in Latin-America and Spain. Themes include climate-change resilience, water- housing and human-rights. She holds a...
Focus:Journalist, Reporter, Photography
Postgraduate in Photojournalism, Universidad Autónoma, Barcelona
Ph.D. Cultural Anthropology and Gender Studies, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Master in the Psychology of Culture and Religion, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
In August I did an assignment for CARE in Ecuador and learned how the department of risk management at the municipality of Guayaquil is taking an inclusive approach and is preparing its inhabitants, even in the informal neighbourhoods, for natural disasters. Guayaquil is one of the most vulnerable coastal cities in the world, and is suffering from the consequences of climate change. This week my story on climate change resilience was published in El País, as an article and photo gallery.
El País publishes story on climate change resilience Guayaquil