Disaster Prevention and Management: Volume 29 Issue 1


An International Journal

Table of contents - Special Issue: Securing future of heritage by reducing risks and building resilience

Guest Editors: Ksenia Chmutina, Rohit Jigyasu, Takeyuki Okubo

Fool’s gold? A critical assessment of sources of data on heritage crime

Louise Grove, Suzie Thomas, Adam Daubney

The purpose of this paper is to explore critically various sources of data available on heritage crime, and consider how these may be utilised and improved.

Utilizing co-design approach to identify various stakeholders’ roles in the protection of intangible place-making heritage: The case of Guchengping Village

Haorui Wu, Chaoping Hou

The protection of traditional grassroots place-making knowledge and skills that comprise valuable intangible heritage has not been attracting enough attention in the field of…

Resilient cultural heritage: from global to national levels – the case of Bhutan

Barbara Minguez Garcia

Cultural heritage is about people, their history and their identity. Protecting cultural heritage from natural hazards by connecting it with disaster risk management (DRM…

Effectiveness of seismic strengthening to repeated earthquakes in historic urban contexts: Norcia 2016

Valentina Putrino, Dina D’Ayala

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the dynamics of the evolution of damage to the residential buildings within the city walls of Norcia during the six-month seismic swarm…

Designing a Cultural Heritage Articulated Warning System (CHAWS) strategy to improve disaster risk preparedness in Brazil

Victor Marchezini, Allan Yu Iwama, Danilo Celso Pereira, Rodrigo Silva da Conceição, Rachel Trajber, Débora Olivato

The purpose of this paper is to study an articulated warning system that provides information about the heritage at risk and encourages a dialogue between the heritage sector…

Consideration of issues and solutions related to the coexistence of cultural properties and the real life of the neighborhood

Yuko Ishida, Dowon Kim, Tatsuo Konegawa, Ryoichi Fukagawa

The purpose of this paper is to organize the issues that arise during repair processes when the cultural heritage sites and the infrastructure of local residents are…

Dealing with multiple hazards and threats on cultural heritage sites: an assessment of 80 case studies

Lee Bosher, Dowon Kim, Takeyuki Okubo, Ksenia Chmutina, Rohit Jigyasu

Cultural heritage (CH) sites are not only important components of a country’s identity but can also be important drivers of tourism. However, an increasing number of extreme…

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