International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment: Volume 11 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: “End-to-end tsunami early warning systems” in collaboration with IOC-UNESCO IOTWMS (Dedicated to the memory of Professor Samantha Hettiarachchi)

Guest Editors: Priyan Dias

A multi-scenario assessment of the seismogenic tsunami hazard for Bangladesh

Janaka J. Wijetunge

This paper aims to describe a multi-scenario assessment of the seismogenic tsunami hazard for Bangladesh from active subduction zones in the Indian Ocean region. Two…

An update of proposed Sri Lanka warning system for east and west coast tsunamis

Sanjeewa Wickramaratne, S. Chan Wirasinghe, Janaka Ruwanpura

Based on the existing provisions/operations of tsunami warning in the Indian Ocean, authors observed that detection as well as arrival time estimations of regional tsunami…

Coastal flood alleviation through management interventions under changing climate conditions

William George Bennett, Harshinie Karunarathna

Coastal flooding has disastrous consequences on people, infrastructure, properties and the environment. Increasing flood risk as a result of global climate change is a…

Vulnerability assessment of reinforced concrete buildings in Indonesia subjected to tsunami inundation forces

Dicky Hanggara, Anil Christopher Wijeyewickrema

This paper aims to evaluate the vulnerability of typical low-rise reinforced concrete (RC) buildings located in Indonesia subjected to tsunami loading.

The upstream-downstream interface of Sri Lanka’s tsunami early warning system

Richard Haigh, Maheshika Menike Sakalasuriya, Dilanthi Amaratunga, Senaka Basnayake, Siri Hettige, Sarath Premalal, Ananda Jayasinghe Arachchi

The purpose of this paper is to deliver a detailed analysis of the functioning of upstream–downstream interface process of the tsunami early warning and mitigation system…

A study of people-centered early warning system in the face of near-field tsunami risk for Indonesian coastal cities

Harkunti Pertiwi Rahayu, Louise K. Comfort, Richard Haigh, Dilanthi Amaratunga, Devina Khoirunnisa

This study aims to identify the gaps in current policy and propose a viable framework for policy improvement regarding people-centered tsunami early warning chain in…

The human dimension of early warning – a viewpoint

Mo Hamza, Peter Månsson

The 2004 Boxing Day tsunami prompted global efforts to develop end-to-end multi-hazard warning systems. Taking this event as a starting point, and drawing on experiences…

Framework to analyze Sri Lanka disaster management mechanism

Chameera Randil, Chandana Siriwardana, Kalana Hewawasam

The purpose of this study is to develop a framework to assess the disaster management mechanism in Sri Lanka by means of the established indicators and newly derived…

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  • Prof Dilanthi Amaratunga
  • Prof Richard Haigh