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Collectively We Are Stronger: Engineers Generating Collaborative Soluntions to Strengthen Community Resilience Post-Disaster

10th Brunel International Lecture


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Resource type:Research, reports and studies
Keywords:Capacity development, Community-led, Disaster preparedness, resilience and risk reduction, Local capacity, Shelter and housing, Urban
Author(s):Gibb, D.
Date published:17 June 2014

The 10th Brunel International Lecture - 'Collectively We Are Stronger' - presents a post-disaster scenario where engineers are delivering outcomes for people through leadership, innovation and collaboration. This case study of Christchurch, New Zealand demonstrates the results that can be achieved through harnessing the skills and experience of engineers with other diverse professionals and communities. The learnings from this scenario are directly relevant to the role of engineers in the dynamic environment that is the 21st century.

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