How do we mainstream Disaster Risk Reduction?

Fri, 27 Jan 2017 09:06:00 GMT



A mind map entitled: “How do we mainstream Disaster Risk Reduction?” was published in the RICS MODUS magazine, December issue (The Disruption Issue), featuring GDRC”s Professor Dilanthi Amaratunga. Professor Amaratunga has long standing association with the RICS (the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors). She completed  a RICS accredited BSc Degree in Quantity Surveying with First Class Honours in 1993 a the University of Moratuwa Sri Lanka, was awarded RICS best award papers in 2000 and 2001, was the recipient of several research grants from the RICS Research and currently is a Fellow of the RICS.

The Disruption issue can be read at:

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DRR Mind Map

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