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Vulnerability, Resilience, and Post-Disaster Reconstruction International Debates

A Blog by oeuvre-durable — The Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Reconstruction Research Alliance.  Read More

The Canadian Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Reconstruction Research Alliance (Œuvre Durable for its acronym in French) and i-Rec (Information and Research for Reconstruction) are organizing an on-line debate (and competition) that explores the following question:
Is the concept of resilience useful in the fields of disaster risk reduction and the built environment or is it just another abused and malleable buzzword?