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About Lee Bosher

Dr Lee Bosher is a Reader in Disaster Risk Management in the School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering at Loughborough University. Lee is a social scientist and has been central to developing a portfolio of projects related to DRM and the inter-disciplinary integration of proactive hazard mitigation strategies into the decision-making processes of key construction and non-construction stakeholders. Lee is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and Coordinator of the International Building Council’s CIB Working Commission (W120) on ‘Disasters and the Built Environment’. He has recently co-authored (with Dr Ksenia Chmutina) a text book ‘Disaster Risk Reduction for the built environment’. Twitter:@leebosher.

Articles by Lee Bosher

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“Francesc”

Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Why natural disasters aren't all that natural

Disasters such as hurricanes and earthquakes result from a combination of natural hazards and social and human vulnerability. Calling them 'natural disasters' artificially naturalises the harms they cause.

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