Disaster risk reduction

Smart city technology for disaster resilience

Professor Terrence Fernando, Director, and Dulcidio Coelho, Technical Director, THINKlab, University of Salford, talk to Abigail Tomkins at the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES) NATURAL disasters are occurring more frequently in South Asia. Floods, earthquakes, landslides and droughts can wipe out many years of development progress in a single catastrophic event. Alongside response

UKRI announces international development research programme awards

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced 141 new international development research projects that is aimed at tackling global challenges such as environmental disasters, education for children living through conflict and malnutrition. These awards aim to bring together a wide range of researchers and experts from across the UK and developing countries to generate innovative