Expertise: Disaster response
Wright leads a team of professional humanitarian workers tasked with supporting disaster responses and humanitarian emergencies around the world.
Jeff Wright is the Operations Director for World Vision's Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs team. In this role he leads a team of professional humanitarian workers tasked with supporting disaster responses and humanitarian emergencies around the world. Prior to his work at World Vision, Jeff held various field and headquarters-based positions with the Adventist Development & Relief Agency and with Medical Teams International, based in Portland, Oregon. Jeff's field experience in Southeast Asia goes back to 1990. Since then he has lived in Thailand and Vietnam, and provided consultation extensively in disaster responses globally.
Jeff holds the M.A. degree in cultural anthropology and is fluent in Vietnamese.
|01/11/2013||Humanosphere: Three years later: Was the massive humanitarian response in Haiti a success?|
|01/11/2011||Christian Science Monitor: Haiti earthquake anniversary: the state of global disaster relief|
|11/23/2010||Chronicle of Philanthropy: Cholera in Haiti: Do aid groups deserve some of the blame?|
|05/04/2009||CNN (Anderson Cooper 360): Praying for rain|
|05/21/2008||Bloomberg: China's recovery from quake to take 10 years, World Vision says|
|05/08/2008||NPR: Burmese junta stifling aid for cyclone victims|