Our Interns

Bettrice Jones

Country origin: Jamaica/Montserrat

Affiliation: Montserrat Branch, British Red Cross
Focus Area: Community Response Teams
Internship base: Barbados
Year: 2016

Keshra Thomas

Country origin: Trinidad and Tobago

Affiliation: Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency
Focus Area: Community Resilience
Internship base: Barbados
Year: 2015-2016

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Charletta Cassanova

Country origin: Belize

Affiliation: Belize Red Cross
Focus Area: Basic Skills for Facilitators
Internship base: Barbados
Year: 2015

Lance McCalla

Country origin: Jamaica

Affiliation: Jamaica Red Cross
Focus Area: Information Management and Communication
Internship base: Barbados
Year: 2014

Sheba Phillips

Country origin: Barbados

Affiliation: Barbados Community College
Focus Area: Graphic design, illustration, DTP, organisational visibility
Internship base: Barbados
Year: 2014

Andre Rouse

Country origin: Barbados

Affiliation: Barbados Community College
Focus Area: Graphic design, illustration, DTP, videography
Internship base: Barbados
Year: 2014

Jon Bend

Country origin: Barbados

Affiliation: Barbados Community College
Focus Area: Graphic design, illustration, DTP, videography
Internship base: Barbados
Year: 2014

Roblyn Chisholm

Country origin: Jamaica

Affiliation: Jamaica Red Cross
Focus Area: Safer Houses
Internship base: Barbados
Year: 2014

Morine Thompson

Country origin: Jamaica

Affiliation: Jamaica Red Cross
Focus Area: Response and Contingency Planning
Internship base: Barbados
Year: 2014

Tamara Lovell

Country origin: Barbados

Affiliation: Barbados Red Cross/Red Cross Caribbean Disaster Management Network
Focus Area: Response and Contingency Planning, Climate Change
Internship base: Barbados
Year: 2014

Marco Vargas

Country origin: Costa Rica

Affiliation: Reference Centre for Community Resilience (CRREC)

Focus Area: Climate Change
Internship base: Barbados
Year: 2014

Kimberley St. Hill

Country origin: Barbados

Affiliation: Barbados Community College
Focus Area: Graphic design, illustration, DTP, organisational branding and visibility
Internship base: Barbados
Year: 2013–2014

Dean HinksonCountry origin: Barbados

Affiliation: Barbados Community College

Focus Area: Graphic design, illustration, DTP, videographyInternship base: BarbadosYear: 2013–2014

 

Tamas Marki

Country origin: Sweden
Affiliation: Uppsala University/NOHA

Focus area: Communications, Climate Change Adaptation, Community Disaster Response Teams (CDRT) Case studies

Internship base: Barbados
Year: 2013-2014

DeVaughn Lewis

Country origin: Guyana

Affiliation: Guyana Red Cross
Focus Area:  Simulations and Drills

Internship base: Barbados
Year: 2013

Salickram Jawahir

Country origin: Trinidad and Tobago

Affiliation: Trinidad and Tobago Red Cross
Focus Area: Simulations and Drills Methodology
Internship base: Barbados
Year: 2013

Deniese Dennis

Country origin: Barbados/Jamaica

Affiliation: Barbados Red Cross
Focus Area: Community Disaster Response Team (CDRT) 
Internship base: Barbados
Year: 2013

Chinnel Andrews

Country origin: Grenada

Affiliation: Grenada Red Cross
Focus Area: Tool development/adaptation – Community Disaster Response Team (CDRT) Methodology
Internship base: Barbados
Year: 2013

Emeline Decoray

Country origin: France/Jamaica

Affiliation: French Red CrossFocus area: Safer Houses MethodologyInternship base: JamaicaYear: 2011-2012, 2013

Christian Henne

Country origin: Germany

Affiliation: Organisational Development, Learning and Innovation Unit (IFRC Americas Zone Office)Focus area: Strategic Planning + ReportingInternship base: PanamaYear: 2013

Rhea Mars-Chester

Country origin: Trinidad and Tobago

Affiliation: University of the West Indies/Trinidad and Tobago Red Cross SocietyFocus area: Simulations and Drills; Volunteering in Emergencies, Climate Change AdaptationInternship base: BarbadosYear: 2013

Rendal Allen

Country origin: St Vincent and the Grenadines

Affiliation: St Vincent and the Grenadines Red Cross SocietyFocus area:  Simulations and DrillsInternship base: BarbadosYear: 2013

Omar Joel-Overman

Country origin: Suriname

Affiliation: Suriname Red Cross SocietyFocus area: IT, DesignInternship base: BarbadosYear: 2012

Melissa Allemant

Country origin: Peru/Costa Rica

Affiliation: IFRC, DesaprenderFocus area: Tool development, backstopping managementInternship base: BarbadosYear: 2012

Bo HurkmansCountry origin: The Netherlands

Affiliation: Previous intern with IFRC (Geneva)

Focus area: Tool development – Response and Contingency Planning, backstopping management

Internship base: Barbados

Year: 2012

Megan Fleming

Country origin: United States

Affiliation: Columbia University

Focus area: Tool development / adaptation: Climate Change Adaptation

Internship base: Barbados

Year: 2011

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