Adesh Tripathee is the Lead Staff of Habitat Humanity International’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Response works in the Asia-Pacific region. He is responsible for overall management of capacity development programs for integrating Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptations (CCA) measures in housing sector within Habitat for Humanity’s national organizations and branches. He also leads the development of surge capacity to support disaster response-shelter interventions across Asia-Pacific.
Adesh has over 18-years of field based and international experience of programs management in developmental and complex emergency contexts. He undertook numerous field assignments in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Fiji, Haiti, India, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, North Korea, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vanuatu.
He is highly experienced in designing, managing and evaluating DRR and disaster recovery programs. He has excellent track record of managing DFID, ECHO and USAID/OFDA funded projects.
Adesh worked extensively with Habitat for Humanity International (2015 to present), American Red Cross (2010-2014), IFRC (2005-2010) and Nepal Red Cross (1997-2005).