International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment: Volume 6 Issue 1


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The role of individual adaptive practices for sustainable adaptation

Christine Wamsler, Ebba Brink

This paper aims to investigate the strategies used by Swedish citizens to adapt to changing climate variability and extremes. There is an increasing consensus that…


Urban transformations and changing patterns of local risk: lessons from the Mekong Region

Richard M. Friend, Pakamas Thinphanga, Kenneth MacClune, Justin Henceroth, Phong Van Gai Tran, Tuyen Phuong Nghiem

This paper aims to fill a conceptual gap in the understanding of rapidly changing characteristics of local risk, addressing how the notion of the local might be reframed…

Grass-root preparedness against potential flood risk among residential and commercial property holders

Namrata Bhattacharya Mis, Rotimi Joseph, David Proverbs, Jessica Lamond

This study aims to investigate the level of preparedness among property owners who had experienced flood damage to their properties in two cities in England following the…

Improving the social performance of flash flood early warnings using mobile services

Lydia Cumiskey, Micha Werner, Karen Meijer, S.H.M. Fakhruddin, Ahmadul Hassan

The purpose of this study is to provide recommendations for improving the social performance of warnings using mobile services in flash flood prone communities. A warning…

CBDRM in Nepal: a matter of risk perceptions

Maria Risom Laursen

This paper aims to explore how different risk perceptions of experts, institutions and laymen have to be taken into consideration if non-governmental organizations and…

Lessons from self-assessments within urban climate resilience programs

Justin Henceroth, Richard M. Friend, Pakamas Thinphanga, Phong Van Gai Tran, Tuyen Phuong Nghiem

This paper aims to review and develop lessons learned from the United Nations Office of Disaster Risk Reduction Local Government Self Assessment Tool (LGSAT) experience in…


A disaster resilient built environment in urban cities: The need to empower local governments

Chamindi Malalgoda, Dilanthi Amaratunga

This research aims at making recommendations to empower the Sri Lankan local governments in creating a disaster resilient built environment. Disasters make a huge impact…

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