Knowledge exchange and adoption to enable safer post-disaster self-recovery

  title={Knowledge exchange and adoption to enable safer post-disaster self-recovery},
  author={E. Hendriks and L. Luyten and C. Parrack},
Despite extensive knowledge on disaster risk reduction and knowledge transfer studies since the 1970s in management and classroom situations,, the adoption of knowledge to reconstruct more hazard-resistant housing after a natural disaster is still rare in self-recovery processes. Approximately 85% of the disaster affected populations recover without humanitarian or governmental shelter assistance. Hazard-resistant construction guidelines are infrequently applied, and new insights from… Expand

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