Humanitarian and international development engineering case studies

Author: Various

Date published

30 April 2024

Price
Free

Humanitarian and international development engineering

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Various

Date published

30 April 2024

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Various

Price

Free

Hear case studies from around the world showcasing how structural engineers can positively work in humanitarian and international development contexts.

Structural engineers can have a transformative effect on people’s lives and improve their resilience to shocks in disaster-prone areas, however, there are many practical and ethical considerations.
 
In this webinar, expert speakers from around the world shared case studies to showcase their experience in the sector, with particular focus on:

  • retrofitting houses and schools

  • engineering new permanent low-carbon housing constructed from timber and bamboo

  • designing new confined masonry housing for highly seismic areas

Watch the recording to discover how humanitarian projects are implemented in a wide range of locations around the world.

Further resources you might like to explore

Blog

This blog describes the history, ethos and activities of the Humanitarian and International Development Panel.

Price – Free

Guidance

The Humanitarian and international development resource map is an interactive PDF of recommended resources for those interested in the sector.

Publish Date – 16 February 2024

Price – Free

Guidance

This evolving series of FAQs provides guidance on considerations when acting in the humanitarian and international development sector.

Publish Date – 5 May 2020

Location – N/A

Price – Free

Guidance

This framework, developed by the Institution’s Humanitarian and International Development Panel, is designed to illustrate the types of skills that structural engineers will require to be successful in the development sector.

Publish Date – 12 July 2021

Price – Free

Guidance

This guidance outlines some of the key roles structural engineers have in disaster response.

Publish Date – 9 February 2024

Location – N/A

Price – Free

Guidance

This article provides a realistic overview of the practical and ethical considerations when seeking to work in the sector.

 

Publish Date – 5 May 2020

Location – N/A

Price – 0

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