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Durham University

Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience

Institute of Hazard, Risk and Resilience


Internationally-recognised leaders in developing resilient, research-informed approaches to hazard and risk

We are a world-leading research institute in hazard, risk and resilience based at Durham University. We support innovative research and training for use in policy and practice, collaborating directly with communities, Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and governments.

Our commitment is to work with and learn from the widest possible range of stakeholders living with hazard and risk – empowering people, fostering resilience, and improving lives, both now and in the future. Our success stems from our capacity to approach complex problems holistically, drawing together a transdisciplinary team of experts from across the physical sciences, the social sciences and the humanities.


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IHRR visitor: Safiah Yusmah Muhammad Yusoff

(5 February 2016)

Safiah is visiting IHRR for 9 months on her sabbatical from the University of Malaya.

Safiah presenting on 'Understanding urban flood resilience and its vulnerability: a case study of Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia'