Latest issue of International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment

Wednesday 20 July 2011

Vol. 2 issue 2 papers are now available.

Papers include:

  • Enhancing post-earthquake disaster resilience - Jacob Tyler, Amarjit Singh
  • Hurricane risk and coastal property owner choices - Robert T. Burrus, Christopher F. Dumas, J. Edward Graham
  • Recovery: rebuilding a resilient housing stock - David V.
  • An overview of post-disaster permanent housing reconstruction in developing countries - Iftekhar Ahmed
  • Reconnecting with poverty: new challenges of disaster management - Maximiliano E. Korstanje

Book Reviews:

  • Laws of Fear: Beyond the Precautionary Principle - Korstanje Maximiliano
  • Designing Resilience: Preparing for Extreme Events - David A. McEntire

Please visit the Emerald website to read about paper submission guidelines.

In keeping with the journal's international scope, articles are particularly welcome with details of:

  • Overall leadership in research, education, planning, design and implementation for infrastructure renewal and reconstruction projects in developing countries
  • Details of innovative and socially responsible projects inspired via internal synergies that lead to rapid development and improved quality of life.