ISLAND - Increasing the effectiveness of disaster management strategies by sharing knowledge and good practice: Increasing the effectiveness of disaster management strategies by sharing knowledge and good practices about post-tsunami programmes in Sri Lanka

Dilanthi Amaratunga, David Baldry, Richard Haigh, Chaminda Pathirage, Niraj Thurairajah

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Abstract

This report represents the final report for ‘ISLAND’ (Inspiring Sri-Lankan reNewal and Development), a research project led by the University of Salford’s School of the Built Environment (formerly School of Construction and Property Management). The project was partly funded by the RICS Education Trust. This report presents an overview of the project: the background and rationale; the project aims and objectives; the research methodology and project evaluation; a summary of the activities undertaken, including a literature survey on disaster management and knowledge management, development of project web site and collation of case material on good practices; consideration of challenges and problems encountered; and, reflection on the transferability of the project outcomes and way forward.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherRICS
Commissioning bodyRICS Education Trust
Number of pages31
ISBN (Print)978-1-84219-463-8
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2009

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