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Creating a disaster resilient built environment in urban cities: The role of local governments in Sri Lanka

Malalgoda, Chamindi, Amaratunga, Dilanthi and Haigh, Richard (2013) Creating a disaster resilient built environment in urban cities: The role of local governments in Sri Lanka. International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, 4 (1). pp. 72-94. ISSN 1759-5908

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Abstract

Purpose ? The purpose of this paper is to explore the role and challenges for Sri Lankan local governments in creating a disaster resilient built environment within urban Sri Lankan cities.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cities; Local government; Disaster resilient cities; Urbanisation; Sri Lanka; Natural disasters; Disasters
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD61 Risk Management
T Technology > TH Building construction
Schools: School of Art, Design and Architecture
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Depositing User: Sara Taylor
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2014 09:50
Last Modified: 17 May 2016 11:18
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/22265

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