Prof. Dilanthi Amaratunga of the Global Disaster Resilience Centre, University of Huddersfield, recently contributed an article to the RICS Land Journal on how climate change affects coastal regions. The article briefly discusses the evidence of coastal climate change and examines some of the physical, social, economic, environmental and built environment

Dr Harkunti Rahayu participated in the National Disaster Preparedness Day conducted on April 26, 2022 in Yogyakarta Special Provinces. The opening was conducted at Kalten and Sleman Regencies located at Merapi Volcano, and attended by Head BNPB (National Disaster Management Agency), Coordinating Minister of Human Empowerment, Chair of Commission Eight

In January and February 2022, the ITB research team, led by Dr Harkunti Rahayu, were able to carry out fieldwork in Bali, including field observations and a focus group discussion on ‘Community Capacity in the Warning Chain of Indonesian Tsunami Early Warning System’. The focus group took place in Tanjung

Professor Dilanthi Amaratunga was a guest speaker at the launch of the Tsunami Ready Community Programme in Sri Lanka. The initiative is being led by the State Ministry of Disaster Management and Disaster Management Centre of Sri Lanka. The Global Disaster Resilience Centre at the University of Huddersfield is a

Professor Richard Haigh chaired a panel discussion on ‘Tackling the complexity and interdependencies of systemic disaster risk’. The panel discussion considered how current approaches to disaster risk reduction are being challenged in a world of more frequent and compounding hazards. For example, this might include a tsunami threat during a

At a recent major international webinar, Dr Harkunti Rahayu, from the Institute Technology Bandung, gave a presentation about what we learned from local and indigenous knowledge from previous events. The presentation covered lessons from the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami and the 2018 Sunda Straits Tsunami, distinguishing between seismic and non-seismic

On 17th February 2022, Dr Harkunti Rahayu met with Alok Sharma, President of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference, and His Excellency, Owen Jenkins, British Ambassador to the Republic of Indonesia.

The Huddersfield and ITB team have also been exploring the impact on tsunami warning services, evacuation, and sheltering during COVID-19.  They developed a survey instrument in conjunction with Working Group 1 Tsunami Risk, Community Awareness and Preparedness of the Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning & Mitigation

Managing disaster risk as the climate changes

Prof. Richard Haigh shares his research experience with Indonesia at UKRI and COP26

Workshop in Scientific Writing and Publishing​

For Indonesian researchers in disaster risk and related subjects​

An online workshop for Indonesian doctoral students and researchers working in disaster risk and related subjects, who are new to publishing or wish to refresh their skills.

The Newton Fund: Science partnerships for green and sustainable innovation

A showcase of award-winning research projects and their contribution to improving lives across the world through sustainable development