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International Conference on Building Resilience: Individual, institutional and societal coping strategies to address the challenges associated with disaster risk

17-19 Sep 2013, Heritance Ahungalla, Sri Lanka Contact: Prof Dilanthi Amaratunga, r.d.g.amaratunga@salford.ac.uk http://www.buildresilience.org/2013/

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Lamond, J, Booth, C, Hammond, F and Proverbs, D, (Eds.) (2011) Flood hazards. London: CRC Press

Flood hazards Edited by Jessica Lamond, Colin Booth, Felix Hammond and David Proverbs, CRC Press, London, 2011. ISBN 978-1-4398262-5-6, £82.00 (hb) Publisher’s description: As major flooding events around the world show, the impact of flooding on the built environment can … Continue reading

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Amaratunga, D and Haigh, R (2011) Post-disaster reconstruction of the built environment: rebuilding for resilience. London: WIley-Blackwell

Post-disaster reconstruction of the built environment: rebuilding for resilience. By Dilanthi Amaratunga and Richard Haigh, Wiley-Blackwell, London, 2011. 336pp, ISBN 978-1-4443-3356-5, £75.00 (hb) The construction industry is typically engaged in a range of critical activities after a disaster: providing temporary … Continue reading

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