Danang Azhari also better known as Dana, is a
researcher and deputy program manager of Resilience Development Initiative (RDI), a
think-tank institute based in Bandung, Indonesia. He is 23 years old with a bachelor’s
degree in urban and regional planning. Dana dedicates his research projects on the topics of
Disaster and Climate Resilience (DCR) and Regional and Urban Policy (RUP). Currently, he is
doing some research projects on Disaster Management, Disaster Displacement, Sustainable
Business, COVID-19 Policy and Governance, Public Acceptance, and Climate Change Adaptation,
including Nature-based Solutions (NbS). These projects come from various funders, like GNDR,
GCRF, and Royal Academy of Engineering, UK. He has a huge interest in sustainable and
resilient development with exposure on climate and disaster risk, risk governance,
environmental justice, and urban social sustainability, including gender equality and
inclusivity. As his bachelor thesis used dynamic system model approach, He also has interest
in urban planning model.
He's passionate about what he's done, and always has a steady source of motivation that drives him to do his best. Naturally an enthusiastic person with detail‐oriented and good analytical skill. Actively participate in organizations and events. Always look out for opportunities to go extra miles in order to enhance skill and grow professionally.
Institute of Technology Sumatera.
Resilience Development Initiative (RDI), Bandung Indonesia.
Resilience Development Initiative (RDI), Bandung Indonesia.
Penyuluhan Konsep Nature-based Solution (NbS) untuk Mitigasi Banjir di Kota Bandung, ITB Community Services.
Sosialisasi Rencana Aksi Berbasis Masyarakat dalam Meningkatkan Kesiapsiagaan Bencana di Kabupaten Bandung Barat.
Studio Perencanaan Kota - Urban and Regional Planning Department, Institut Teknologi Sumatera.
Studio Perencanaan Tapak - Urban and Regional Planning Department, Institut Teknologi Sumatera.
Rujak Center for Urban Studies.
Studio Proses Perencanaan - Urban and Regional Planning Department, Institut Teknologi Sumatera.
Urban and Regional Planning Department Institut Teknologi Sumatera.
Research Assistant of “Nature-Based Solution (NBS) for urban flood risk management in high-density settlement in Bandung City”. ITB Research funded project. PI: Dr. Saut Sagala.
Research Assistant of “Making Displacement Safer: Locally-led DRR Solutions for Displaced Populations in Urban Areas”. GNDR partner implementation, USAID grant. PI: Elise Belcher.
Research Assistant of “Sustainable Business Model for Renewable Energy Development in Rural Area: The Case of East Sumba”. ASAHI - ITB Research funded project. PI: Dr. Niken Prilandita.
Research Assistant of “Community Acceptance towards Renewable Energy in Education Infrastructure: The Case Study of PV Schools in East Sumba”. ITB Research funded project. PI: Dr. Niken Prilandita.
Research Assistant of “The Impact of the 2018 Tsunami on the Economy of the Hotel Industry in Pandeglang Regency”. funded by Ministry of Research and Technology/National Research and Innovation Agency. PI: Prof. Arief Rosyidie.
Research Assistant of “Views from the Frontline 2019”. YEU partner implemenator, GNDR funded research.
Research Assistant of “Analysis of National and Regional COVID-19 Policy Governance”. Funded by Ministry of Research and Technology/National Research and Innovation Agency. PI: Dr. Saut Sagala
Research Assistant of “Southeast Asia Resilience Hub (SEARCH): Socio-Economic Resilience of Coastal Communities”. collaborating with Coventry University, Asian Disaster Preparedness Center, United Nations Development Programme, University of the Philippines. Funded by GCRF Networking Grant 2019.
Research Assistant of “Nature-Based Solutions for Urban Disaster Mitigation in Middle Income Countries” collaborating with University of Sheffield (United Kingdom), University of Nottingham Malaysia (Malaysia), Heriot-Watt University (Malaysia), Strata Enviro Pvt Ltd (India), Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) UK Funded Project.
Research Assistant of “Stakeholder Acceptance Behavior of Infiltration Well and Rainwater Harvesting System as Runoff Water Management in Bandung City”. Kurita Water and Environment Foundation funded project. PI: Elisabeth Rianawati, M. Eng.
Research Assistant of “Hibah Bina Desa – Strategi Ketahanan Masyarakat terhadap Ancaman Krisis Energi di Sumatera sebagai Kawasan Lumbung Energi Nasional”.
National Focal Point for GNDR Indonesia - The Global Network of Civil Society Organisations for Disaster Reduction (GNDR)
Member - Ikatan Ahli Perencana – Indonesia.
Anggota - Himpunan Mahasiswa Planologi Mandalanata – ITERA.
Staff Minister of Internal Coordination and Harmonization - Kabinet Energi KM-ITERA
Staff Kementerian Pengembangan Sumber Daya Manusia dan Kesejahteraan Manusia - Kabinet KM-ITERA
Project President – OOTD ITERA of Lembaga Pers ITERA
Staff Kementerian Pengembangan Sumber Daya Manusia - Kabinet KM-ITERA
Speaker - Towards Resilience Displaced Community: Lesson Learned from Cimanuk Flash Flood 2016, Garut Indonesia. International Symposium on Rebuilding Communities after forced Displacement
Speaker - Bringing Nature-based Solution into Building Resilient City: Identification and Lessons Learned from Bandung City, Indonesia. Partnership for Environment and Disaster Risk Reduction (PEDRR) cross-regional symposium
Panelist - Menuju Kota Tangguh: Strategi Penanganan Bencana Berbasis Lokal di Kota Bandung. Road to FGD Konferensi Nasional Pengelolaan Risiko Bencana Berbasis Komunitas - Peran NGO dalam PRBBK, Bandung Mitigasi Hub
Moderator - The NNGS Capacity Building - “Understanding Climate Change, Roles, and Adaptive Capacity of Non-normative Gender and Sexuality Communities in Indonesia” RDI
Panelist - Mapping for “Making Displacement Safer” Project. ADRRN CoP July 2021 Workshop.
Panelist - Toward Climate Resilient City. ‘Ruang Berbagi: Individual Research Project Public Presentation’, Shirvano Consulting.
Moderator - “Mainstreaming Nature-Based Solutions Sustainable Urban Planning” on Nature-Based Webinar Series #2 RDI.
Facilitator - Pelatihan Mitigasi Bencana: Membangun Perencanaan Mitigasi Bencana Akibat Krisis Iklim, IAP Indonesia.
. Facilitator - Webinar Sosialisasi Rencana Aksi Berbasis Masyarakat dalam Meningkatkan Kesiapsiagaan Bencana di Kabupaten Bandung Barat.
Facilitator - FGD Penyuluhan Konsep Nature-based Solution (NbS) untuk Mitigasi Banjir di Kota Bandung - ITB.
Moderator - International Workshop on Volcanic Ash Hazard Management in Collaboration with Durham University and Sumatera Utara University (USU).
Facilitator - Sinabung Volcano Field Visit in Collaboration with Durham University.
Facilitator - GNDR: National Coordination Meeting.
3rd Rank in ITB Technopreneur Summit.
7th Rank Industrial Engingeering Paper and Action from Universitas Sumatera Utara.