25-29 May 2015 lisbon congress center, portugal
Bio & Abstract

Abhilash Panda
Senior Programme Officer
UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Abhilash Panda coordinates the Making Cities Resilient programme of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR). Before moving to this function in Geneva in July 2012, he worked as the Regional Programme Officer for Asia and the Pacific covering East and South East Asian countries. He previously worked for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Iran and India, with the Crisis Prevention and Recovery team where he focussed on the national risk management strategies and post 2005 Tsunami recovery. His published work includes edited books, UN reports, journal articles and RBMS software. He has contributed to the Global Assessment Report of the UN and the 2012 Asia Pacific Disaster Report 2012