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Climate change resilient designs for highways, British Columbia

Harshan Radhakrishnan, P.Eng. • CRHNet Conference
31 October 2018

Draft Program: CRHNet 2015 Symposium, October 15, 2015

Updated draft program. Replaced program was dated October 6, 2015.

CRHNet2014 Program update October 20, 2014

From Disaster to Renewal: The Centrality of Business Recovery to Community Resilience

The Regional Australia Institute (RAI) commissioned Griffith University to undertake a series of case studies examining the economic recovery of rural communities following natural disasters. The objective of the project is to critically review current economic recovery practices in Australia and, based on both field research and extensive literature reviews, develop proposals to improve approaches to facilitating economic recovery after disasters.

Impacts of wildfires: Aftermath at individual and community levels?

Wildfires are becoming a greater concern in many areas of the world. In this article, focus is on wildfires in two rural communities in Canada with emphasis on the aftermath at both the individual and community levels. Through open- ended interviews, information was generated about individual experiences with recovery and the creation of groups in the communities post-wildfire. The findings reveal that despite the differences in the severity of the fires, residents at both sites experienced impacts after the event.

What have we done? How the changing climate is hitting the poorest hardest

CAFOD has released a new report into the effects of climate change. The report looks at how climate change is impacting upon food security and the lives of the poor, in particular the livelihoods of small-scale farmers.

“I don’t want to go back to the life I had before the tsunami” – Understanding Hidden Issues and Root Cases of Gender Vulnerability in the Case of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

“I don’t want to go back to the life I had before the tsunami” – Understanding Hidden Issues and Root Cases of Gender Vulnerability in the Case of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami; E. Yasui (Brandon University)

How a Primary Resource Extraction Industry was Affected by Wilfdfire

How a Primary Resource Extraction Industry was Affected by Wilfdfire; Greg Bartlett and Larry Fremont (Rural Development Institute, Brandon; Saskatchewan Environment)  6.6 Mb

Incorporating Integrative Complexity into Wildland Fire Management

M. R. Czaja (Colorado State University) 2.3Mb

Understanding Hazards Coping Strategy of Indigenous People: The Case of Khasi Community of Bangladesh

TS03-06 Understanding Hazards Coping Strategy of Indigenous People: The Case of Khasi Community of Bangladesh; M. I. Choudhury, C. Emdad Haque and M. Salim Uddin (University of Manitoba) 4.6 MB

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