A returning question in #postdisaster #housing assistance is what kind of aid makes a difference and how? We often overlook how safe people feel because of aid. Very happy with this new article on the actual influence of #technicalassistance and #funding on #housing #safety perception in #Nepal. The article is
Disaster studies can definitely be more inclusive, but how? 🧐 We engaged with early career researchers to explore novel pathways, in two special issues Emerging voices and pathways to inclusive disaster studies. Whole season 6 of the Disasters Deconstructed Podcast is inspired by our special issues! Sit back and relax while
For all researchers interested in exploring innovation in Humanitarian Shelter and Settlements Assistance, download your free copy with Roadmaps for Research. The 18 chapters featured in the publication are a result of a collaboration of 75 researchers and practitioners from over 40 organizations. Like editor Kate Murphy highlighted: "If you
On the 23rd of September 2020 the thesis will be publicly defended. You can attend online, check out this link. Please download the full book here. Abstract: Disasters triggered by natural hazards are disproportionally impacting housing in low-income countries. During the reconstruction, many affected households do not apply construction techniques
I recently published an opinion piece about the question above. It is in Dutch. If you don't agree with me or have questions, I am available for dialogue. In my doctoral study, I will deepen the understanding of the role of communication to enlarge the adoption of hazard-resistant construction principles.
On the 2nd of February I organize an event, Disaster research into recovery related to my research at the Eindhoven University of Technology. During my research I meet incredible people and I have invited them to share their experience with students, researchers and humanitarian experts in the Netherlands. With support