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30/06/2020
For the 3rd year, IEREK organizes the international conference on Resilient and Responsible Architecture and Urbanism (RRAU) – 3rd Edition in a collaboration with Xiamen University Malaysia to highlight the role of architecture and urbanism in making our cities more resilient and sustainable....Date: 14-16 Nov 2020
30/06/2020
For the 3rd year, IEREK organizes the international conference on Resilient and Responsible Architecture and Urbanism (RRAU) – 3rd Edition in a collaboration with Xiamen University Malaysia to highlight the role of architecture and urbanism in making our cities more resilient and sustainable....Date: 14-16 Nov 2020
30/06/2020
Green Urbanism, as a broad term, strives to minimize the usage of energy, water and several other resources in a bigger attempt to create a sustainable city which operates in many layers that include the design of public and private spaces, circulation, services, and imposing a more efficient and approachable lifestyle. In contribution, IEREK organizes....Date: 24-26 Nov 2020
30/06/2020
Green Urbanism, as a broad term, strives to minimize the usage of energy, water and several other resources in a bigger attempt to create a sustainable city which operates in many layers that include the design of public and private spaces, circulation, services, and imposing a more efficient and approachable lifestyle. In contribution, IEREK organizes....Date: 24-26 Nov 2020
29/06/2020
The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) supported: (i) mainstreaming disaster risk management principles across sixteen investment projects in the urban and DRM team’s China portfolio; and (b) creation of three major knowledge products. A summary of Disaster Risk Management (DRM)-specific activities supported by GFDRR...
29/06/2020
To be useful for operational programs, measures of resilience must not just be valid, but be easy to use and useful. Unfortunately, while resilience measurement techniques have progressed tremendously over the past decade, most progress has been on improving validity rather than utility and ease of use. In this article, the authors present a new tool...
29/06/2020
The United Nations was founded on the idea that, if states came together, another catastrophic war of the scale and suffering of World War II could be avoided. Since then, the nature and perception of global catastrophic risk have changed dramatically. Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and tsunamis still occur, but the range of hazards that are driven...
29/06/2020
While the COVID-19 pandemic has spread like wild fire, some parts of the world have bucked the trend through careful planning, imaginative use of technology, efficient deployment of available resources, and community participation. Such efforts are leading to inspiring success stories. The state of Karnataka is located in the south-western region of...
29/06/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic threatens to reverse the extraordinary gains made by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria partnership in the fight against the three epidemics. In 2020 we will likely see increases in deaths and new infections across all three diseases for the first time in many years as health and community systems are overwhelmed,...
29/06/2020
Because property damage and loss of life owing to floods have increased in many countries in recent years, accurate assessment of flood risk is urgently needed for effective flood management. Improving the assessment of flood risk requires considering the impact of dam operation for flood control because dams and reservoirs play important roles in the...

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