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Ruby Rose Policarpio
Institutional Development Specialist
Email: ruby@rimes.int

As an Institutional Development Specialist, Ruby Rose leads capacity building activities for national, sub-national, and local level stakeholders in the interpretation and translation of early warning information.

Ruby Rose has worked with the Earthquake and Tsunami Services at RIMES, monitoring processes and quality standards in communications. She has also been involved in the development and dissemination of RIMES information, communication, and educational materials.

Her prior experience includes 8 years with the Local Government Services of Dumangas, Philippines, where she was involved in flood and drought early warning system development and other coordination and research work. Ruby Rose holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Communication and Management from the University of the Philippines in the Visayas, Philippines.


Nikendra Bahadur Rawal
Country Coordinator – Nepal
Email: nikendra@rimes.int

Nikendra liaises with Nepal’s Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM), Department of Mines and Geology (DMG), other government institutions, development institutions, and local governments to facilitate implementation of RIMES projects in the country.

Nikendra has 33 years of experience as Hydrologist in DHM, Nepal.