Mihir R. Bhatt

Advisory Board Member: Mr. Mihir R. Bhatt

Director of the All India Disaster Mitigation Institute (AIDMI). He is leading thinking and action on disaster risk reduction since 1995 in India and South Asia through AIDMI. He has worked in 69 cities and 89 districts across 16 states of India and 8 countries of Asia. He received Russell E. Train Institutional Fellowship; Eisenhower Fellowship; and Ashoka International Fellowship. He is a Senior Fellow at FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard. He Chairs Duryog Nivaran Network and is on the Independent Panel of Accountability Now; Gender and DRR Working Group of IAP UNISDR; Trans-Boundary Early Warning System Collaboration in South Asia, and International Humanitarian Studies Association. He was lead co-authors of chapter 9 of the IPCC SREX Report and is regularly invited by international agencies to review regional disaster risk and climate uncertainty programmes.