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The End of the Road? Can a Systems Approach to resilience be applied to roadway and transport systems in coastal cities and communities?

By Jesica Andrews and Rory Walshe In November of 2013, just before COP19, Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines. One year earlier, Hurricane Sandy sent shockwaves throughout New York City. Extreme … Continue reading

October 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

Urban Resilience and Disaster Risk Reduction on the road to the second Hyogo Framework for Action: Insights from the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

by Petros Theodorou This piece touches upon two issues. Firstly, it seeks to highlight the necessity of urgent action in Asia in terms of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) by a … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Concept paper: a new systems approach to resilience

by┬áRory Walshe Climate change adaptation has a problem. Its vocabulary consists of a huge number of intersecting and crosscutting concepts that are still under deliberation and academic debate. The application … Continue reading

February 7, 2014 · 1 Comment