• University of Huddersfield Queensgate Huddersfield HD1 3DH

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Disaster Risk Reduction in the Built Environment Early Warning systems including Risk based/informed early warning Understanding disaster risks Preparedness for response and Post-Disaster Reconstruction Gender-Responsive Disaster Risk Reduction Disaster resilience from the perspective of the social/political, economic and physical sciences Social impact of reconstruction Capacity building for disaster mitigation and reconstruction Post-conflict reconstruction Facilities and business continuity management and investment in disaster resilience

  • 1491 Citations
  • 19 h-Index
20002020

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2019

An investigation into root causes of sabotage and vandalism of pipes: A major environmental hazard in Niger Delta, Nigeria

Albert, O., Amaratunga, D. & Haigh, R., 4 Jul 2019, Capacity Building for Research and Innovation in Disaster Resilience: Selected papers from the International Conference on Capacity Building for Research and Innovation in Disaster Resilience. Fernando, N. & Siriwardana, C. (eds.). National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka, p. 22-37 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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A Review on Key Challenges Towards Risk Reduction Science and Innovation Plans

Dias, N., Clegg, G., Amaratunga, D. & Haigh, R., 2019, Mitigating the Impact of Extreme Natural Events in Developing Countries . Durrheim, R. J. & Sewwandi, B. G. N. (eds.). 1 ed. New Delhi: Daya Publishing House of Astral International Pvt.Ltd., Vol. 1. p. 269-276 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Integration of CCA and DRR for flood resilience: A review of good practices in the United Kingdom

Clegg, G., Dias, N., Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R. & Panda, A., 23 Jul 2019, Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR 2019). 2019 ed. UNITED NATIONS OFFICE FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION (UNDRR) , p. 1-19 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access

Reducing risks and building resilience at the local level: A global review of local DRR strategies

Amaratunga, D., Sridarran, P., Haigh, R., Bhatia, S. & Pruksapong, M. M., 15 Jul 2019, Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR 2019). 2019 ed. UNITED NATIONS OFFICE FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION (UNDRR) , p. 1-19 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access

Resilient cities

Panda, A. & Amaratunga, D., 29 Jan 2019, Oxford Encyclopedia of Natural Hazards Governance. Gerber, B. J., Esnard, A-M., Glavovic, B., Wamsler, C., Aginam, O., Birkland, T. A. & Sim, T. (eds.). Oxford University Press, 25 p.

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The progress of local governments in making cities resilient: state of play

Amaratunga, D., Sridarran, P., Haigh, R., Bhatia, S., Pruksapong, M. M. & Panda, A., 16 Jul 2019, Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction (GAR 2019). 2019 ed. UNITED NATIONS OFFICE FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTION (UNDRR) , p. 1-24 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
2018

Balanced Urban Design Process to Create Resilient and Sustainable Urban Environments

Dias, N., Amaratunga, D., Keraminiyage, K. & Haigh, R., 13 Dec 2018, Routledge Handbook of Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure. Gardoni, P. (ed.). 1st ed. Routledge, p. 808-822 17 p. (Routledge International Handbooks).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Practices of Tsunami Evacuation Planning in Padang, Indonesia

Ashar, F., Amaratunga, D., Haigh, R. & Sridarran, P., 26 Nov 2018, Coastal Management: Global Challenges and Innovations. Krishnamurthy, R. R., Jonathan, M. P., Srinivasalu, S. & Glaeser, B. (eds.). 1 ed. Elsevier, p. 399-433 35 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Citations (Scopus)
2017

The Role of Local Government in Post-Disaster Road Reconstruction: Assessment of Factors Affecting Local Government Road Maintenance Capacity

Hayat, E. & Amaratunga, D., 2017, Disaster Risk Reduction in Indonesia: Progress, Challenges, and Issues. Djalante, R., Garschagen, M., Thomalla, F. & Shaw, R. (eds.). Cham: Springer International Publishing AG, p. 255-279 25 p. (Disaster Risk Reduction).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2015

Capacity Gaps in Post Disaster Waste Management: Case Study in Sri Lanka

Karunasena, G. & Amaratunga, D., 2015, Recovery from the Indian Ocean Tsunami: A Ten-Year Journey. Shaw, R. (ed.). Springer Verlag, p. 403-416 14 p. (Disaster Risk Reduction).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
2011

Capacity Development for Post-Disaster Reconstruction of the Built Environment

Ginige, K. & Amaratunga, D., 4 Jul 2011, Post-Disaster Reconstruction of the Built Environment: Rebuilding for Resilience. Amaratunga, D. & Haigh, R. (eds.). Wiley Blackwell, p. 13-29 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

8 Citations (Scopus)

Conclusion

Haigh, R. & Amaratunga, D., 4 Jul 2011, Post-Disaster Reconstruction of the Built Environment: Rebuilding for Resilience. Amaratunga, D. & Haigh, R. (eds.). Wiley-Blackwell, p. 304-306 3 p. (Post-Disaster Reconstruction of the Built Environment: Rebuilding for Resilience).

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Conflict, Post Conflict and Post-Conflict Reconstruction: Exploring the Associated Challenges

Seneviratne, K. & Amaratunga, D., 4 Jul 2011, Post-Disaster Reconstruction of the Built Environment: Rebuilding for Resilience. Amaratunga, D. & Haigh, R. (eds.). Wiley Blackwell, p. 175-191 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Linking Reconstruction to Sustainable Socio-Economic Development

Palliyaguru, R. & Amaratunga, D., 4 Jul 2011, Post-Disaster Reconstruction of the Built Environment: Rebuilding for Resilience. Amaratunga, D. & Haigh, R. (eds.). Wiley Blackwell, p. 268-286 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Construction and Women

Amaratunga, D., Shanmugam, M., Haigh, R. & Baldry, D., 19 Feb 2009, Collaborative Relationships in Construction: Developing Frameworks and Networks. Smith, D. H. & Pryke, D. S. (eds.). Wiley Blackwell, p. 224-244 21 p.

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Disaster Mitigation through Collaborative Knowledge-Sharing Practices

Haigh Dr., R., Amaratunga, D., Keraminiyage, K. & Pathirage, C., 19 Feb 2009, Collaborative Relationships in Construction: Developing Frameworks and Networks. Smyth, D. H. & Pryke, D. S. (eds.). Wiley Blackwell, p. 163-178 16 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2004

Developing Balanced Scorecards for Facilities Management

Amaratunga, D. & Baldry, D., 24 Apr 2004, Facilities Management: Innovation and Performance. Alexander, K., Atkin, B., Bröchner, J. & Haugen, T. (eds.). 1 ed. Abingdon & New York: Spon Press Taylor & Francis Group, p. 109-116 8 p.

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