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Council shares flood recovery experience with university

The remarkable efforts to help Cockermouth recover from the floods of 2009 will be profiled in a nationwide study of how businesses can cope with similar emergencies in the future.

Allerdale Borough Council is assisting a team of academics led by the University of Salford with detailed research on the town centre’s flood recovery process.

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Workshop on Community engagement strategies for extreme weather events at the International Conference on Building Resilience

Dr. Bingunath Ingirige and Gayan Wedawatta from the DEFENCES research team conducted a workshop on community engagement strategies for extreme weather events at the International Conference on Building Resilience held in Kandala, Sri Lanka from 19th - 21st July 2011. 


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