Shifting lives in the mangroves: Is concrete the way forward in rebuilding the Sunderbans?
by Megnaa Mehtta and Debjani Bhattacharyya Since 2007, the Bay of Bengal basin has seen at least 15 major cyclones, including Sidr in 2007, Aila in 2009, Phailin in 2013, Hudhud in 2014, Bulbul in 2019 and Amphan this year. Amphan made landfall in the Sunderbans, home to five million people, on May 20. […]
Building back worse? When efforts to build community resilience fail.
Part of the ESRC-DFID-funded project ‘Resilience Policymaking in Nepal: Giving Voice to Communities’
Participatory Video Making: Experiences from Nepal
Resilience policy-making: giving voice to communities
Aid scepticism isn’t damaging donations to international charities – but it might in future
This blog post is about the possible future effects of aid scepticism on donations to international charities and was originally written on The Conversation by Nicola Banks.
Nepal earthquake, two years on: still too little, too late?
A project examining the resilience and reconstruction of the health system
ICT and Disaster Response: the case of Nepal
Masters student Olivia Crane discusses the role of ICT in disaster response following the 2015 Nepal earthquake.