standard IHRR Seminar – Mobile Data, Environmental Extremes and Population Movement

4th October 2013, 14:00 to 15:00, Seminar Room 010, Dept of Geography, Dr Md. Nadiruzzaman, United Nations University (MRF-UNU) Project Population movements following an environmental stress can be a huge development challenge if we do not know where people are […]

standard Initial reports of landslides from the 7th November 2012 earthquake in Guatemala

The M=7.4 that struck just offshore western Guatemala yesterday is now believed to have killed at least 48 people, with more people thought to still be buried in the rubble.  The location of the epicenter of the earthquake, as measured […]

standard Growing Resilience: A photo story exhibition of children surviving the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake

Dr Timothy Sim with Hong Kong Polytechnic University visited Durham University to present a unique exhibition of photos by young people who lived through the 2008 Sichuan earthquake in Wenchuan, China.  In this video, Dr Sim talks about the resilience […]