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The systemic nature of risk is increasingly acknowledged within scholarship, policy and practice relating to disaster management. However, a number of conceptual and methodological challenges arise in advancing empirical inquiry in this regard.

Ronan McDermott, Arabella Fraser, Jon Ensor, Hamed Seddighi | Academic publication | Nov 2022 | Progress in Disaster Science

Recent major earthquake disasters have highlighted the effectiveness of financial soft policies (e.g., earthquake insurance) in transferring seismic risk away from those directly impacted and complementing ‘hard’ disaster risk mitigation measures (e.g., structural retrofit).

Chenbo Wang, Gemma Cremen, Roberto Gentile, Carmine Galasso | Academic publication | Feb 2023 | International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction

Rapid urban expansion in many parts of the world is leading to increased exposure to natural hazards, exacerbated by climate change.

Luke T. Jenkins, Maggie J. Creed, Karim Tarbali, Manoranjan Muthusamy, Robert Šakić Trogrlić, Jeremy C. Phillips, C. Scott Watson, Hugh D. Sinclair, Carmine Galasso, John McCloskey | Academic publication | Jan 2023 | International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction

The concept of disaster risk is cross-disciplinary by nature and reducing disaster risk has become
of interest for various disciplines. Yet, moving from a collection of multiple disciplinary perspectives

M.E. Filippi, A. Barcena, R. ˇSakic Trogrlic, G. Cremen, E.Y. Mentese, R. Gentile, M.J. Creed, L.T. Jenkins , M. Kalaycioglu, D.P. Poudel, M. Muthusamy, V. Manandhar, S. Adhikari, M. Rai, A. Dhakal, B. Barake, K. Tarbali, C. Galasso, J. McCloskey | Academic publication | Dec 2022 | International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction

This study focuses on scoring, selecting, and developing physical fragility (i.e., the probability of
reaching or exceeding a certain damage state given a specific hazard intensity) and/or vulnerability

Roberto Gentile, Gemma Cremen, Carmine Galasso, Luke T. Jenkins, Vibek Manandhar, Emin Yahya Mentese, Ramesh Guragain, John McCloskey | Academic publication | Dec 2022 | International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction

In this Special Issue introductory paper, we present the Tomorrow’s Cities Decision Support
Environment (TCDSE). As the negative impacts of natural hazards continue to escalate around the

Gemma Cremen, Carmine Galasso, John McCloskey, Alejandro Barcena, Maggie Creed, Maria Evangelina Filippi, Roberto Gentile, Luke T. Jenkins, Mehmet Kalaycioglu, Emin Yahya Mentese, Manoranjan Muthusamy, Karim Tarbali, Robert ˇSaki´c Trogrli´ | Academic publication | Dec 2022 | International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction

Using satellite data, researchers from the Tomorrow’s Cities Hub, analysed Quito’s recent historical urban expansion and multi-hazard risks to identify green spaces that can be used to reduce disaster risk and enhance post-disaster response.

C. Scott Watson, John R. Elliott, Susanna K. Ebmeier, María Antonieta Vásquez, Camilo Zapata, Santiago Bonilla-Bedoya, Paulina Cubillo, Diego Francisco Orbe, Marco Córdova5, Jonathan Menoscal, Elisa Sevilla | Academic publication | Apr 2022 | Natural Hazards and Earth Systems - European Geological Union

This working paper analyses and presents preliminary conclusions of TC's researchers study of Khokana, Nepal, a traditional and small Newari village about 8 kilometers south of Kathmandu.

Rachana Upadhyaya, María Evangelina Filippi, Ryerson Christie, Jonathan Ensor, | Working paper | Sep 2022 | Tomorrow's Cities

Study region: This study focuses on urban flood modelling in developing cities with a special focus on informal settlements giving a specific case study of Mukuru slums in Nairobi city of Kenya.

Randa O, T. Krhoda O, G. Atela O, J. Akala, H. | Academic publication | Aug 2022 |

In our rapidly urbanizing world, many hazard-prone regions face significant challenges regarding risk-informed urban development.

Mesta, C., Cremen, G., Galasso, C. | Academic publication | Apr 2022 |