Phong Tran: Building storm resistant homes is not enough

ACCCRN Champion Author: Anu Jogesh

Phong realized that a technological approach would be insufficient unless it was accompanied by community engagement. From that point forward he decided to focus his efforts on combining his technical engineering knowledge with social understanding. Phong got formally involved with ACCCRN through ISET and had the opportunity to apply his skills in practice.


What’s the recipe to cook up networks for resilience?

Opinion Author: Megan Rowling

Spreading the word about the need to get ahead of climate change and disasters, linking people and organisations so they can tackle problems better together, discovering new knowledge and resources to build resilience  - apart from that, 'what have networks ever done for us?' we might ask, to steal the famous Monty Python line.


Is spatial planning a tool for shaping the future?

Member Interview Author: Nyoman Prayoga, Saut Sagala

MEMBER INTERVIEW: SAUT SAGALA, Indonesia

Dr. Saut Sagala is an assistant professor at the School of Architecture, Planning and Policy Development, Institute of Technology Bandung (ITB), Bandung, Indonesia. Saut has conducted intensive research and has wide experience as a consultant on spatial planning, disaster risk management and climate change adaptation. ACCCRN had a conversation with him in which we talked about the integration of climate change issues into spatial planning.