UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction



Our mission is to promote a new cross-disciplinary approach to the emerging topic of cascading disasters, involving the public sector, private enterprises and communities in impact-oriented collaborations.


Cascading disasters is an emerging topic in the scientific and political community.

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Key Questions

The majority of the cascading process is still to be investigated. See the Questions we address.

Knowledge Exchange

Knowledge Exchange

Cascades@IRDR has been created with the support of the UCL Knowledge Exchange Award.

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IRDR - Institute for Risk & Disaster Reduction

Our research group developed alongside the Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction.