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Wirya Khim

Lead of the Disaster Risk Reduction Team

FAO’s Office of Emergencies and Resilience

Involvement at the ISC

  • Member of the Steering Group for the ISC project ‘Review of Hazards Definition and Classification’


Ms. Khim is currently leading the Disaster Risk Reduction Team at the FAO’s Office of Emergencies and Resilience. She has extensive experience in the fields of resilience building including natural resources management, disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation, land use planning, environmental education and capacity development. Prior to joining the FAO Headquarters in September 2020, she had worked in various FAO decentralized offices as Natural Resources Officer, Climate Change Officer, and Resilience Officer from May 2010 to August 2020. Ms Khim has obtained a Master of Environmental Management (with Merit) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Science in Natural Resources Management from Massey University, New Zealand.

The page has been updated in June 2024.

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