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Nov
01

Guest Lecture on ‘Making a Disaster Resilient Built Environment : Role of Local Governments’

MAKING A DISASTER RESILIENT BUILT ENVIRONMENT: ROLE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENTS Dr. Chamindi Malalgoda Senior Lecturer, University of Huddersfield, UK Urban areas are growing rapidly all over the world, particularly in the developing regions. As a result of rapid urbanisation, cities are becoming extremely vulnerable to natural disasters. Thus, it has become necessary to make cities […]

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Aug
27

Guest Lecture on ‘Everything that is happening now is beyond our capacity’

Already in 2012 GIZ highlighted the process of Societal Transformation (ST) as a ‘central paradigm of international cooperation’ (p. 3) to be followed by the IPPC report 2014, suggesting that ‘transformations in economic, social, technological, and political decisions and actions can enable climate-resilient pathways’ (p. 903). Ever since Prof. Troeger has challenged this enthusiastic and […]

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Sep
10

Webinar: Construction Industry and Disaster Resilience

Abstract: The built environment plays a significant role in making a city resilient. If correct measures are applied in building our cities, we can minimise the disruptions a disaster can cause to cities. Accordingly, to make cities resilient from disasters, professionals in the construction industry will need to play a significant role. Various disciplines such […]

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Jul
29

Webinar – Reflections on the post-disaster reconstruction Mantra “Building Back Better”

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Dec
13

International Symposium on Rebuilding Communities after Forced Displacement

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Apr
30

Webinar: From tragedy to opportunity: Post disaster resettlement and community building in Honduras

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