Investing Locally to Stay Ahead of Disasters

A Conversation with Our Team Members in Bhutan and North Eastern India


Please join GeoHazards International’s President, Veronica Cedillos, for an interactive session with Yeshey Lotay in Thimphu, Bhutan and Lalrinpuii Tlau in Aizawl, India. This is the second in our Voices from the Field series. To view prior talks go here.


Both Yeshey and Lalrinpuii live in mountainous cities prone to earthquakes, landslides, and increasingly extreme weather events. These events could isolate people for weeks, with damage to roads, bridges, buildings, water supply, and power systems. Blocked roads would cut off access to critical services, including the single airport serving each city.


You will hear first-hand how Yeshey and Rinpuii are tackling these challenges in their regions together with local government and community leaders.


Bhutan is a small nation in the Himalaya, and Aizawl is the capital of Mizoram state in North Eastern India.

Veronica Cedillos Yeshey Lotay Lalrinpuii Tlau President & CEO National Coordinator, Bhutan Mitigation Specialist


TUESDAY, APRIL 13

5:30 - 6:30 PM Pacific Daylight Time

8:30 - 9:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time

6:00 - 7:00 AM+1 (Wednesday, April 14) Indian Standard Time

6:30 - 7:30 AM+1 (Wednesday, April 14) Bhutan Time

Register in advance for this free event:




GeoHazards International is using Zoom for this event. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email providing information about joining.


In addition to the Q&A part of the talk, we welcome your questions and thoughts prior to the program. Please send them to info@geohaz.org.


Looking forward to seeing you!


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