Unni Krishnan, while on an earlier assignment in Japan
A medical doctor with more than 20 years experience in the humanitarian field, Unni Krishnan has advanced training in humanitarian action and conflict management. Currently he is Plan International’s head of Disaster Preparedness and Response based in London. He regularly blogs while on assignment. He filed this story while supporting Plan’s relief efforts in areas hit by Cyclone Mahasen in Bangladesh.
Founded over 75 years, ago, Plan International is a global child rights and humanitarian agency.
Unni is a co-editor of the India Disasters Report II: Redefining Disasters (OUP: forthcoming), a research publication of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai.