Ms. Chandani Bhandari is a Disaster Professional with an Environmental Science Background. Having wide-range of research experience in blending science and socio-economic issues, she is majorly involved in community-based climate change and disaster risk reduction programs. Her key research interests includes risk communication strategies, people’s perception on disasters, climate change and geo-hazards study. Currently, she is working as an Advocacy and Influencing Coordinator in EU and Oxfam funded “Enhancing CSOs roles as key development partners for climate resilient policies and practices (ECCSO)” at Himalaya Conservation Group Nepal.