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Repaul Kanji

Co-Founder, Confederation of Risk Reduction Professionals (CRRP) / Confederation of Risk Reduction Professionals

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Repaul is a computer scientist at heart and a disaster risk management professional by training. He holds a Master’s in Disaster Mitigation and Management and Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. He works as a Research Scientist & Program Manager at the Gujarat Institute of Disaster Management. He is the founding member of the national platform of youth and young professionals (YYPs) of India working in disaster risk management and climate action, known as the Confederation of Risk Reduction Professionals (CRRP), which is a part of the U-INSPIRE Alliance – a global movement of YYPs across the globe supported by UNDRR and UNESCO. He is associated as a ‘Young Scientist’ with the Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR), which is a trans-disciplinary research platform of the International Science Council and the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR).