Workshop on Disaster Resilient Cities: Risk Assessment and Forecasting of Geophysical and Atmospheric Hazards
3 May 2017
The project titled "Disaster Resilient Cities: Forecasting Local Level Climate Extremes and Physical Hazards for Kuala Lumpur" funded by Innovate UK&EPSRC - Newton Ungku Omar Funds as part of the Future Cities scheme has been launched in January 2017.
As part of the project launch activities, a workshop on Disaster Resilient Cities: Risk Assessment and Forecasting of Geophysical and Atmospheric Hazards was held in Kuala Lumpur in March, with attendance from a wide range of Malaysian governmental departments and agencies. Dr Yasemin D Aktas attended the event, and delivered a talk on "Urban Micro-Climate and Sustainable Building Design in Hot and Humid Climates".