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Chrismar Punzal

Chrismar Punzal

History: Young Expert at Rode Kruis - Philippines
YEP period 2015 - 2017, batch 4

Position after YEP

Hydrologist at Manila Water, Philippines

YEP Role

As a WASH engineer, I was tasked to oversee water and sanitation projects of the Philippine Red Cross particularly for its Haiyan Recovery Program in several areas in the municipalities of Isabel and Merida, Leyte. Click here for more information about my project.



My educational background, enriched by relevant work experience, has provided me skills in hydrologic modelling of catchments, river modelling and hydraulic modeling of water distribution networks.



Nationality: Filipino
Education: Master of Water Resources Engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium. Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University of the Philippines Diliman


Experience before YEP
I have prior experience in the water industry in the Philippines, having been employed as a water supply engineer for a private water utility company. As such, I was involved in doing hydrological studies for water catchments and designing water distribution networks for different communities.

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Organisation: Rode Kruis
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