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Muralee Thummarukudy Muralee Thummarukudy (born August 10, 1964) is the Chief of Disaster Risk Reduction

Muralee

Thummarukudy

Muralee Thummarukudy (born August 10, 1964) is the Chief of Disaster Risk Reduction in the UN Environment Programme. As an internationally renowned expert on disaster response, Muralee has been involved in post-disaster response and follow-up of almost all major disasters of the twenty-first century, including the 2004 Indian Ocean

earthquake and tsunami, Cyclone Nargis (Myanmar, 2008), Sichuan Earthquake (China, 2008), Haiti Earthquake (2010), [1] Tohoku tsunami (2011) and floods in Thailand (2011). He has completed Assignments in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Gaza Strip, Liberia, Sudan and Rwanda dealing with the environmental impacts of conflicts. Also deployed to China, Japan, Myanmar, Ukraine, Haiti, and Thailand to deal with Disasters. He is a native of Vengola in Ernakulam district of the Kerala State in India.

Muralee Thummarukudy

Muralee Thummarukudy Chief Disas ter Risk Reduction at United Nations Environment Programme Incumbent Assumed office

Assumed office

September 2009

Personal details

Born

10 August 1964

Citizenship

Indian

Children

1 (Son, named

Siddharth)

Mother

Kamalakshi Amma

Father

Raman Nair

Residence

Education

Occupation

Disaster Management Expert

Profession

Engineer

Committees

Member, Emergency Preparedness & Response, IAEA Safety Standards Committee and Member, Advisory Committee, Center for Natural Resources and

Prior to joining the United Nations, Muralee was an Environmental Advisor to oil companies in the shell group in South East Asia and Middle-East. He responded to numerous oil spills and oil well fires during this period. He obtained his B.Tech degree from Mar Athanasius College of Engineering, Kothamangalam in Kerala in 1986. He obtained his M.Tech degree from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur in

1988. He received his Ph.D from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur in 1993. He has published several books and writes columns in leading Malayalam dailies occasionally. Muralee is a winner of Kerala Sahitya Academi awards 2018 for humorous literature. [2]

Muralee Thummarukudy wrote a facebook post in Malayalam on terrorism which was published in various Malayalam dailies [3] .

Books

Veendum Chila Naattukaaryangal [ 4 ] [ 5 ] [4][5]

Kazchappadukalwhich was published in various Malayalam dailies [ 3 ] . Books Veendum Chila Naattukaaryangal [

Surakshayude padangal [ 6 ] References 1. MURALEE THUMMARUKUDY (2010). Haiti Mission Report (PDF) .

Surakshayude padangal [6]

References

1. MURALEE THUMMARUKUDY (2010).

Haiti Mission Report (PDF). UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME.

2. "Sahitya Academy" . Retrieved 26 August

2018.

Hindu. Retrieved 2017-01-06.

2017-01-06.

External links

"Muralee's Page" . muraleethummarukudy.com. Retrieved "Muralee's Page" . muraleethummarukudy.com. Retrieved

2014-02-09.

"Vignettes from life – The Hindu" . thehindu.com. Retrieved 2014-02-09. "Vignettes from life – The Hindu" . thehindu.com. Retrieved 2014-02-09.

"Muralee's Page" . muraleethummarukudy.com. Retrieved "Muralee's Page" . muraleethummarukudy.com. Retrieved

2014-02-09.

" തു ാരുകുടി കഥകൾ " . thummarukudykkathakal.com. Retrieved "തു ാരുകുടി കഥകൾ" . thummarukudykkathakal.com. Retrieved

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