Resilience and Recovery
As cities continue to grow, so the inevitability of more urban disasters increases. More and better aid assistance will be needed. Yet the current humanitarian response system that was developed for rural areas is ill-suited for working in urban environments. What then needs to change and what...
To Be Published February 29th 2016 by Routledge
Response, Resilience, Transformation
Design for Urban Disaster brings together writings from humanitarian aid workers and built environmental practitioners to address the crucial questions around improving disaster response, building long term resilience and transformation, which explores the fundamental changes that reduce or even...
To Be Published February 14th 2016 by Routledge
Providing shelter after a disaster is recognised as one of the most complex areas of humanitarian relief and recovery. Some aid agencies have stopped providing shelter altogether after bad experiences, while those that do quickly become engaged in challenges that go far beyond the provision of...
Published March 17th 2013 by Routledge