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International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment (IJDRBE) is the only journal to promote research and scholarly activity that examines the role of building and construction to anticipate and respond to unexpected events that damage or destroy the built environment. IJDRBE is a CIB-encouraged journal.
International journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment aims at developing the skills and knowledge of the built environment professions and will strengthen their capacity in strategic and practical aspects of disaster prevention, mitigation, response and reconstruction to mitigate the effects of disasters nationally and internationally. The journal publishes original and refereed material that contributes to the advancement of the research and practice and provides contributing authors with an opportunity to disseminate their research and experience to a broad audience.
International journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment promotes research and scholarly activity that examines the role of building and construction to anticipate and respond to unexpected events that damage or destroy the built environment (for example, an infrastructure project – from earthquakes, flooding and climate change to terrorist attacks) and reflects construction’s ongoing responsibility toward built environment’s users. Accordingly, the journal is designed for researchers and academics, policy makers and other professionals working with, or who anticipate having, disaster prevention, mitigation, response and reconstruction responsibilities, and who wish to improve their working knowledge of both theory and practice
The journal focuses on basic and applied research, practical developments, case studies, editorials, book reviews, information on forthcoming events in the field, and field reports. In keeping with the journal’s international scope, articles are particularly welcome with details of: overall leadership in research, education, planning, design and implementation for infrastructure renewal and reconstruction projects in developing countries; and, details of innovative and socially responsible projects inspired via internal synergies that lead to rapid development and improved quality of life.
International journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment helps to communicate new practical ideas, applications and development details of education and training, and thus build capacity for self-sufficiency. The journal reports research that assists capacity-building for reconstruction, renewal and development of sustainable infrastructure, supports proactive and fruitful collaborations and networking among various stakeholders, and helps develop appropriate policy development and plans for implementation. Regular special issues on a range of multidisciplinary subjects keeps readers abreast of topical subjects.
This multidisciplinary journal is published under the guidance of an expert international board and presents fully refereed papers on practice and progress in the field. Internationally distinguished contributors will regularly address major topics of relevance to bring subscribers independent, expert and practical information, and will enjoy an influential role in the field. The journal is internationally acknowledged and established, and is formally encouraged by the CIB for its relevance and link with industry and academia.
Coverage is international and includes (but not limited to):
Researchers and academics, policy makers and students (both undergraduate and postgraduate), will benefit from the journal. In addition, the journal is designed for professionals working with, or who anticipate having, disaster prevention, mitigation, response and reconstruction responsibilities, and who wish to improve their working knowledge of both theory and practice. These professionals may be working with or for local and national government agencies, relief agencies, private sector companies, public sector agencies, UN organisations, national and international aid agencies, civil and military services, and insurance appraisers and investigators.
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