Ms. Ambika Dabral

Disaster Risk Management Professional

Program Manager, RIKA Institute


Ms. Ambika Dabral is a disaster management professional, trained at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.  Currently, she is working with RIKA Institute and RIKA India as a Program Manager. She has a wide experience in undertaking diverse DRM-related capacity development projects for varied stakeholders (including government departments, private organisations, academic institutions, NGOs, CBOs, and at-risk communities) across regional, national and sub-national levels. These activities include development of DRM plans and SOPs, conducting training programmes, training of trainers’ programmes, designing short-term certificate courses, research and technical studies, developing knowledge and outreach products, mentoring students for social innovation, etc. She has also authored a few research papers and book chapters on different aspects of disaster risk management including social innovation.