• The cluster approach revisited 

      Kestle, Linda; Potangaroa, Regan (International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction, 2010-05-14)
      The UN Cluster approach came from the Humanitarian Response Review (HRR) commissioned by the UN in 2005. The intention of that review was to address apparent failures in the speed, quality and effectiveness of humanitarian ...
    • Earthquake vulnerability of wastewater pumping stations in New Zealand 

      Zare, Mohammad R.; Wilkinson, Suzanne; Potangaroa, Regan (2010-09)
      New Zealand is located in an earthquake prone part of the world where earthquakes are the most common natural hazard in New Zealand. Consequently, earthquake vulnerability especially in lifelines is of great concern of ...
    • Planning for social outcomes 

      Potangaroa, Regan; Mair, Julie Samia (2010-09-01)
      There is usually no purposeful connection between the physical planning of refugee camps and the social outcomes for those living in these camps with each being treated separately by independent groups or more often the ...
    • Post-disaster recovery: Multi-agency leadership and co-ordination 

      Beckett, James V.; Wilkinson, Suzanne; Potangaroa, Regan (2010)
      Recovery is a vital phase in an emergency management and civil defence cycle aimed towards long-term community resilience. Leadership plays a crucial role in an emergency situation, especially in the response and recovery ...
    • Resources and capacity: Lessons learned from post-disaster reconstruction resourcing in Indonesia, China and Australia 

      Chang, Yan; Wilkinson, Suzanne; Potangaroa, Regan; Seville, Erica (2010)
      Post-disaster reconstruction poses resourcing challenges specific to the construction practitioners and requires constant improvements of the construction industry and of the environment in which it operates. By drawing ...
    • Spatial syntax analysis of tent layouts 

      Potangaroa, Regan; Chan, Tao (2010)
      Spatial Syntax is a set of concepts and techniques for the analysis of spatial configurations that were originally developed by Hillier and Hanson in the late 1980’s (Space Syntax, 2009). They were intended to be a tool ...
    • The spatial syntax of Iraqi refugee housing in Syria 

      Potangaroa, Regan; Chan, Tao (2010)
      Space Syntax developed from the work of Benedikt in 1979 and then Hillier and Hanson in 1984. Benedikt created visual maps within building plans by drawing the contours of equal visual areas calling the resulting map an ...
    • Structural quality control in the field 

      Potangaroa, Regan; Chang, Yan; Zuo, Kelvin; Wilkinson, Suzanne (2010)
      The quality control of structural elements for post disaster reconstruction in the field is problematic. Test facilities are often remote, training can be inadequate and the attitude of suppliers and contractors can be ...

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