International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment: Volume 2 Issue 3


Table of contents - Special Issue: Optimising healthcare facilities performance in natural hazards

Guest Editors: Dr Nebil Achour, Professor Andrew D.F. Price

Seismic vulnerability of the health infrastructure in the Himalayan township of Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, India

Piyoosh Rautela, Girish Chandra Joshi, Bhupendra Bhaisora

The purpose of this paper is to attempt to assess the seismic vulnerability of the built environment in the Himalayan township of Mussoorie in the state of Uttarakhand (India)…

Climate change risks and opportunities in hospital adaptation

Martin Loosemore, Jane Carthey, Venny Chandra, Anumitra Mirti Chand

The future of healthcare delivery will depend in part on the adaptive capacity of hospital infrastructure required to respond to the predicted physical and health‐related impacts…


Scenario‐based impact analysis of a power outage on healthcare facilities in Germany

Michael Hiete, Mirjam Merz, Frank Schultmann

Power outages which may be triggered, for example, by natural hazards and system failures are a common phenomenon, associated with large impacts on society including the…

Cognizant healthcare logistics management: ensuring resilience during crisis

Jerry D. VanVactor

The purpose of this paper is to convey a message of preparedness and mitigation to key stakeholders throughout the healthcare community concerning healthcare supply chain…


A framework for geographical surveillance of disease in China

Shaobo Zhong, Zhanhui Sun, Quanyi Huang, Chunxiang Cao

The purpose of this paper is to address the urgent need for guiding the construction of information systems for disease surveillance and early warning, given the latest efforts of…

Disaster risk reduction for health facilities in the Western Pacific Region

Lester Sam A. Geroy, Arturo M. Pesigan

The purpose of this paper is to present a qualitative report on the implementation of activities aimed at reducing disaster risks through safer health facilities in the Western…

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