Natalie Donback is an Editorial Associate and Reporter at Devex. She holds a bachelor's degree in development studies from Lund University and a master's in journalism. She has worked in documentary filmmaking and as a freelance journalist covering politics and culture in Swedish, English, and Spanish. She is now based in Barcelona and produces content for digital content series and media partnerships.
Following a disaster, enough resources are rarely dedicated to addressing the mental health consequences of climate change and extreme weather events. Devex explains why it’s crucial for response efforts to safeguard mental health.
While climate change is already affecting people all over the world, Indigenous peoples are disproportionately vulnerable to its impacts. Catch up on this virtual discussion to learn more about how climate justice can help build community resilience.
Capacity is one of the biggest barriers to advancing the use of satellite data in development. Devex explores how universities across Africa are trying to fill the gap by ramping up their data science degrees and providing shorter courses to policymakers and professionals in the sector.
All over the world, health care workers are putting themselves at risk to care for others. Devex takes a look at the challenges they face and what they need to do their jobs better, more efficiently, and — most importantly — safely.
Silicon Valley is brimming with health innovations, such as devices that can diagnose disease based on the sound of a cough. But how can innovative solutions achieve scale? Learn more in the main takeaways from the Devex event Prescription for Progress 2020.
To cope with the increasing effects of climate change and to better safeguard sustainable development, disaster risk reduction has become increasingly important for many island nations. Devex takes a look at how it is being integrated into climate policy.
The Devex event "The Future of Development Finance: Closing the SDG Funding Gap," in London on Oct. 7, took a practical look at the critical topic of innovative finance. Here are some of the main takeaways, reflections, and thought-provoking ideas from the day.