(mausumi) M. Chetia

(mausumi) M. Chetia
(external) researcher International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) ISS PhD
Location
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Room
I 4-07
Telephone
+31 6 44231182
Email
mausumi.chetia@iss.nl

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I am a development professional, working with local NGOs, Community based organisations [CBOs], regional humanitarian organisations and higher education institutions in India. As a practitioner in the field for over six years, I have been engaged with multiple field-based academic and non-academic research as well as intervention-based work on a variety of issues. These range from climate change advocacy, [urban] disaster risk reduction [DRR], and humanitarian response/aid work; to doing fund-raising and psycho-social support work with survivors of human-induced disasters like the Mumbai terror attack [2008], AMRI hospital fire of Kolkata [2013] etc.

I use Arts-Based Therapy [ABT] for supporting psycho-social well-being with…

I am a development professional, working with local NGOs, Community based organisations [CBOs], regional humanitarian organisations and higher education institutions in India. As a practitioner in the field for over six years, I have been engaged with multiple field-based academic and non-academic research as well as intervention-based work on a variety of issues. These range from climate change advocacy, [urban] disaster risk reduction [DRR], and humanitarian response/aid work; to doing fund-raising and psycho-social support work with survivors of human-induced disasters like the Mumbai terror attack [2008], AMRI hospital fire of Kolkata [2013] etc.

I use Arts-Based Therapy [ABT] for supporting psycho-social well-being with disaster survivors and at-risk communities; with a special focus on children vulnerable to everyday risks and disasters.

Currently I in a doctoral research project looking at Human Security Status of Disaster-displaced Population in Assam, India; under the Flagship Programme of Vital Cities and Citizens [VCC] of ISS - part of Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Two of my academic and non-academic publications could be found below:

  • Disasters-Induced Displacement vis-à-vis Policy Framework: A Study of the Mishing Community of Majuli, Assam; Disaster & Development Vol. 7, No. 1 & 2, Dec. 2013, ISSN: 0973-6700 [http://nidm.gov.in/journal10.asp]
  • A Rendezvous with My Breath - Arts-based Therapies with Children Vulnerable to Disasters [https://www.slideshare.net/slideshow/embed_code/key/3vDPLi6IQk1P12]

 

  • (external) researcher

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    International Institute of Social Studies (ISS)
    Department
    ISS PhD
    Country
    Nederland
    Telephone
    +31 6 44231182

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Visiting address

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Postal address

Postbus 29776 2502 LT 's-Gravenhage