How Prepared is Delhi in Disaster Risk Reduction?
6:30 PM on Thursday 11 October 2018
A Media Interaction with MuraleeThummarukudy(Chief, Disaster Risk Reduction UN Environment)
FCC and Kerala Press Club Delhi
have arranged a media interaction with
at 6.30pm on Thursday, October 11, 2018
At The FCC Auditorium
AB-19 Mathura Road, New Delhi-110001
You are cordially invited.
S Venkat Narayan
Muralee Thummarukudy is a Disaster management expert associated with the United Nations. He holds a PhD in Environmental Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (India). He is an Alumnus of the International Leadership Academy (United Nations University) and a Beahrs' Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley. He has over 25 years of experience in Environment and Disaster Management around the world.
Since 2003, Muralee has been with the United Nations Environment Programme. As Operations Manager for the Post Conflict and Disaster Management Branch, he coordinated projects ranging from assessment to capacity-building and clean-up in all over the world.
He has done studies on Disaster Preparedness of Indian cities, specifically focusing on Delhi and its vulnerability.
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