Lalit Kumar Dashora

Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change Resilience Specialist

Disaster Risk Management (DRM) professional with a Masters in Geo-information Science for Earth Observation, Environmental Modelling & Management (GEM); Urban & Regional Planning; and Geography with 14+ years of professional and educational experience, currently working independently on Disaster Risk Management, Hydro-Met Early Warning Systems, Multi Hazard Risk & Vulnerability Assessment, Regional & Local Water Resources Management (WRM), Urban Climate Change Resilience (UCCR), and Training and Capacity Building. Regional experience in DRM includes Central Asia, South Asia and South East Asia and the Europe. Demonstrated experience in DRM, WRM, UCCR project design and implementation and familiarity with international financial institutions instruments (ADB, WB), policies, and procedures, portfolio management, knowledge management, and partnership development. Excellent conceptual, analytical, and communications skills; ability to work well independently and in a team. Demonstrated capacity to adapt and excel in complex environments and work under pressure.

Urban Climate Change Resilience

Establishment of Surat Climate Change Trust

Surat Climate Change Trust (SCCT) was established to engage in urbanization and climate change, to assess urban growth scenarios and to advise local government on sustainable habitat development.

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Addressing flooding in the city of Surat beyond its boundaries

This paper describes the flood risks faced by Surat, India. It also reviews measures being taken to reduce flood risks – and how climate change is likely to affect such risks.

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EWS Surat


Reduce the intensity of floods and resultant flood damage to Surat.

Surat City:

The City of Surat is one of the...

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Project Overview

Based on the results of a health sector study which was carried out in year 2010 (ACCCRN Phase II), it was recommended to establish an urban health and climate resilience...

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Lalit Kumar is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

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Cities and climate change

Views on trends, challenges, findings and case studies of cities adapting throughout the world.
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