Towards a research partnership in disaster management and resilience symposium

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Centre for Disaster Resilience, University of Salford (CDR); Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)
Date:
29 Nov 2012
Location:
Australia (Melbourne)
Venue:
RMIT City Campus, Emily McPherson Building, Level 3, Cnr Russell and Victoria Streets

International research linkages are increasingly becoming important in securing competitive grants and demonstrating global impact. This one-day research symposium will enable the sharing of disaster and resilience research and is an opportunity to develop a strong research partnership between our institutions.

Symposium themes

Themes of mutual research interest at RMIT and the Salford Centre for Disaster Resilience Centre include:

  • Capacity building for mitigation and reconstruction

  • Project management for post disaster reconstruction

  • Community engagement to build disaster resilience

  • Resilience and adaptive capacity

  • Disaster risk reduction

  • Risk management and sustainability

  • Settlement infrastructure and shelter

  • Stakeholder management

  • Post disaster waste management

  • Extreme weather events and coping strategies

  • Community engagement and participation in reconstruction

  • Role of women in mitigating and managing disasters

  • Protection and empowerment of women and other vulnerable groups

  • Social impact of reconstruction

  • Post-disaster livelihood development

  • Development and construction

  • Knowledge management and integration

  • Public policy, governance & procurement

  • Business


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Keywords

Themes:
Capacity Development, Community-based DRR, Gender, Information Management, Governance, Disaster Risk Management, Social Impacts & Resilience, Critical Infrastructure, Vulnerable Populations
Hazards:
Cyclone, Tornado
Countries:
Australia
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