Mario Flores
Habitat for Humanity International

Mario Flores is the Director of Disaster Response Field Operations at Habitat for Humanity International. He has over 20 years experience in disaster management and international development work, with a focus on shelter, housing, settlements and community development. Mario holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the Jesuit University of Central America in San Salvador, with post-graduate studies and research in urban planning, housing and basic infrastructure at the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He is also a graduate of the Disaster Risk Management Program at the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) – Asia Institute of Technology (AIT) in Bangkok, Thailand.

Habitat for Humanity International: Since 1976, Habitat has served more than 500,000 families of all races, religions and nationalities to construct, rehabilitate or preserve homes; advocating fair and just housing policies; and providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions. Visit, follow us at or at or join Habitat’s blog community at

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