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Dr. Mercy M F Rampengan

Position

Research Fellow


Cluster

Disaster & Climate Resilience (DCR)


Mail

mercyrampengan@yahoo.com.au
mercy.rampengan@my.jcu.edu.au
mercy_rampengan@unima.ac.id


Summary

Dr. Mercy M F Rampengan is a research fellow at Resilience Development Initiative (RDI).

Research Interest

Disaster Mitigation and Climate Change.

Education
Year Experience
2011-2015

Ph.D Earth & Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, Australia.

2002-2004

Master of Applied Science Marine Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia.

1991-1997

Bachelor of Fisheries Faculty of Marine Science & Fisheries, Sam Ratulangi University Manado.

Research Publication (Related to Disaster Management)
    • Rampengan, Law, Gaillard, Boedihartono and Sayer (2015). Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography 37 (2016) 249–267. doi: 10.1111/sjtg.12148.
    • Rampengan, Boedhihartono, Margules, Sayer, Law, Gaillard, Ong and Tran (2015). Geographical Research 54(1):19–34. DOI: 10.1111/1745-5871.12148.
    • Rampengan, M. M. F., Boedhihartono, A., Law, L., Gaillard, J. C., & Sayer, J. Capacities in Facing Natural Hazards: A Small Island Perspective. (2014). International Journal of Disaster Risk Science, 5(4), 247-264. DOI: 10.1007/s13753-014-0031-4.
Presented Research Reports (Related to Disaster Management)
    • Rampengan, M.M.F. 2014. Engaging communities in managing multiple hazards: Reflections from small islands in North Sulawesi, Indonesia. Institute of Australian Geographers & The New Zealand Geographical Society (IAG/NZGS) Conference 2014, University of Melbourne and was awarded an “Outstanding Presentation by a Postgraduate Student”.
    • Rampengan, M.M.F and Law, L. 2013. Small island communities in North Sulawesi: Beyond the marginalization-vulnerability nexus in disaster studies. Institute of Australian Geographers (IAG) Conference 2013 , University of Western Australia, Perth.
    • Rampengan, M.M.F. 2014. Biodiversity agroforest provide resilience to natural hazards-A case study from Siau island, Indonesia . The 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology & Conservation (ATBC) 2014, Cairns.
    • Rampengan, M.M.F. 2011. Vulnerability of small island communities to disasters: Factors impacting resilience in Eastern Indonesia. Preliminary dialogue in Bali- Indonesia Prana Dewi , 14-16 November 2011.
    • Rampengan, M.M.F. 2012. Disaster Risk Reduction in Small Islands: Concept and Research in Progress. Presentation (lecture) for Master of Development Practice (MDP) students, James Cook University, Australia.
    • Rampengan, M.M.F. 2013. Disaster Risk Reduction in Small Islands: In the context of Indonesia. Presentation (lecture) for Master of Development Practice (MDP) students, James Cook University, Australia.
    • Rampengan, M.M.F. 2015. Local Capacities in Facing Disaster Events in Small Islands Developing Countries: A Reflection of the Use of Participatory Methods. Presentation (lecture) for Master of Development Practice (MDP) students, James Cook University, Australia.
Academic Awards and Scholarships
    • The Third Best Student of the Sam Ratulangi University, 1994
    • The First Best Student of the Faculty of Marine Science & Fisheries, Sam Ratulangi University, 1994.
    • Highly Performing Student Scholarship, 1995-1997.
    • Australian Development Scholarship (ADS), 2002-2004.
    • Australia Award Scholarship (AAS), 2011-2015.
    • ‘Outstanding Presentation by a Postgraduate Student’ Award. Institute of Australian Geographers & The New Zealand Geographical Society (IAG/NZGS) 2014.
Training and Workshop
Year Title
2008

Asia Pacific Regional Workshop on Adaptation Strategy on Climate Change (International Federation of Red Cross & Red Crescent Societies-IFRC, Indonesian Red Cross, and WWF Asia Pacific Regional Office), Jakarta

2007

Conference of Parties Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC), Bali

2007

National Seminar on Mining, Environment & People Welfare (as Speaker) (Sam Ratulangi University & ICCES International Centre for Coastal & Small Islands Environment Studies), Manado

2007

National Workshop on the Development of Ambulance Services (Indonesian Red Cross-IFRC), Jakarta

2007

National Workshop on Development of Communication, Information and Education for Climate Change Awareness (Indonesian Red Cross), Jakarta

2007

National Workshop on Resource Development for Community Based Disaster Preparedness Program (Indonesian Red Cross-Danish Red Cross), Jakarta

1998

National Training for Trainer of Disaster Management (Indonesian Red Cross), Ujung Pandang

1997

National Training for Tracing and Mailing Service Volunteer (Indonesian Red Cross-International Federation of Red Cross/Red Crescent-IFRC), Manado.

1996

Traffic Accident Symposium (Centre of Manado Hospital), Manado

1996

Workshop on Disaster Management for Mass Victims (Centre of Manado Hospital), Manado

1995

First Aid Training for Trainer (Indonesian Red Cross National Level), Jakarta

1994

Volunteer Training on Disaster Management (Indonesian Red Cross National Level), Ujung Pandang

1992

Training for Indonesian Red Cross (Youth and Volunteer) Instructor (North Sulawesi Province Level), Manado

Organizational Experiences (Related to Disaster Management)
    • Member of National Disaster Management Committee (Indonesian Red Cross) (2006-2011)
    • Member of Community Based Disaster Preparedness Evaluation Team, Coordinated by Danish Red Cross (June 2008).
    • Head of the Community-Based Disaster Preparedness (CBDP) Working Group in North-Sulawesi, coordinated by Danish Red Cross (2007-2008)
    • Head of the Integrated Community-Based Risk Reduction (ICBRR) Working Group in North Sulawesi, coordinated by Danish Red Cross (2009-2011)
    • Secretary of Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) Chapter North Sulawesi (Province) (2005-2011) & (2016-2021)
    • Secretary of Indonesian Blood Donors Association (PDDI-member of Federation Internationale des Organisations de Denneurs de sang Benevoles FIODS)), Chapter North Sulawesi (Province) (2008-2011)
    • Chairman of Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) Branch Tomohon City (District) (2005)
    • Head of Training Division, Indonesian Red Cross Branch Manado (1997-2000)
    • Chairman of Indonesian Red Cross Volunteer Corps, Sam Ratulangi University (1993-1995) (2 Periods)
    • Member of Committee Group (6 people) to form the Indonesian Red Cross Board Member 2009-2014, Coordinated by Jusuf Kalla as the Chairman.