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November 19, 2012 in Developing World, Hazards and Risks, Podcast | Tags: durham university, hazard, project sri lanka, resilience, risk, social work | by Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience | 4 comments
In this IHRR podcast, Prof Lena Dominelli introduces the role of social work in disaster intervention using the example of recovery efforts during the aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami in Sri Lanka. Prof Dominelli is a lead researcher on Project Sri Lanka at Durham University and an Associate Director of IHRR. As both a sociologist and social worker, her research has been published widely. Her latest book, Green Social Work, looks at environmental issues from a social work perspective.
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