Asian perspective on challenges to flood management, mitigation & resilience
Integrating stakeholder knowledge domains to improve urban flood resilience
Presentation given at InterFLOOD Asia 27 March 2019
Asian Perspective on Challenges to Flood Management, Mitigation & Resilience session chaired by Francis Ghesquiere, Head of the Secretariat, World Bank Global Facility for Disaster Reduction & Recovery.
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Prof. Bingunath Ingirige - Professor of Urban Resilience and Adaptation, Centre for Disaster Resilience (CDR), University of Salford, UK
Prof. Bingunath Ingirige
Professor of Urban Resilience and Adaptation, Centre for Disaster Resilience (CDR), University of Salford, UK
Professor Ingirige is one of the contributors to the UK Government’s Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA) 2016 report which provided advice on strategic measures to overcome future vulnerability to climate change in the UK. He has led international research into post flood recovery and reconstruction in Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Thailand and is one of the investigators of the Horizon 2020 funded EU-CIRCLE project (2015 - 2018) on impact of climate change on critical infrastructure (www.eu-circle.eu). In the EU-CIRCLE project, he currently leads the delivery of a case study in Bangladesh to investigate cyclonic pressures on infrastructure. He has published over 70 peer reviewed articles and a member of two journal editorial boards. He has chaired and organised many UK and international conferences, with the recent Symposium on flooding and climate change with several multidisciplinary participants.