Professor David   Sanderson
Professor

Professor David Sanderson

PhD (poverty, vulnerability and urban livelihoods), Postgraduate Certificate of Teaching in Higher Education, Master of Science Degree (MSc), Development Practice, Graduate Diploma (Architecture), Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honours (Architecture)

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of Built Environment

David is the Inaugural Judith Neilson Chair in Architecture and has 30 years' experience working across the world in development and emergencies. From 1994-98 David was a Project Manager at the Oxford Centre for Disaster Studies. David worked for eight years for the NGO CARE International UK, as head of policy and subsequently Regional Manager for southern and west Africa. From 2006-2013 David was Director of CENDEP, a centre at Oxford Brookes University focusing on development and emergencies.

Between 2013-14 he was a full time Visiting Professor at Harvard University, where he taught a course, 'Design for urban disaster', and from 2014-2015 was a Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). David was appointed the Inaugural Judith Neilson Chair of Architecture at UNSW in February 2016 following a global search. 

David has published articles and papers concerning urban livelihoods, shelter and disaster risk reduction. He has carried out a number of assignments for NGOs and donors across the world, and in recent years has led post-disaster reviews in Haiti, Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, the Philippines and Nepal. He was editor of the 2016 IFRC World Disasters Report and the 2019 Urban Humanitarian Response Good Practice Review for OD/ALNAP. David is currently working with several councils in Australia concerning bushfire recovery; he also currently leads UNSW's Institute for Global Development.

David was trained in architecture and holds a Masters degree in Development Practice and a PhD in urban livelihoods and vulnerability.

David has undertaken assignments for the Qatar Foundation, IFRC, Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance (ALNAP), Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC), European Commission, Humanitarian Coalition (HC), Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC), DFID, USAID, World Bank (EDI Section), UNDP/UNDESA, UN-Habitat, UNHCR, British Council, Christian Aid, Habitat For Humanity, CARE Bangladesh, Tear Fund, Save the Children, Oxfam GB, Islamic Relief, Register of Engineers for Disaster Response (REDR) Canada, World Vision International, LSE Public Policy Group, Mott Foundation, Enhancing Learning and Research for Humanitarian Action (ELRHA) and the ACT Alliance.

Currently external positions:

  • Collaborating Professor, Universitat de Catalunya, since 2020
  • Technical Expert, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative since 2017
  • Academic member, Steering Group, Global Alliance for Urban Crises (GAUC) 2017-19
  • Member, UNISDR Asia Science, Technology and Academia Advisory Group (ASTAAG) 2016-19
  • International Advisory Group member, Project for the study of the 21st century (PS21) since 2015
  • Board member, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) 2014-17
  • Steering Committee member, ELRHA since 2014
  • Chair, Funding Committee, Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF) since 2014; member since 2011
  • Member, Humanitarian Innovations Project Advisory Board, Oxford University since 2012
  • Visiting professor, Université Paris-Est Créteil, France since 2011
  • Co-Editor, PLoS: Disasters Journal since 2011.
Phone
+61 42 487 1966
Location
Red Centre West Wing

Publications

  • Books | 2020
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; Bruce L, 2020, Foreword
    Books | 2020
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; Bruce L, 2020, Urbanisation at risk in the pacific and asia: Disasters, climate change and resilience in the built environment, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780429290176
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; Bruce L; Sitko P, 2020, 'Climate and disaster risks, challenges and opportunities for resilient Pacific towns and cities', in Sanderson D; Bruce L (ed.), Urbanisation at risk in the Pacific and Asia : disasters, climate change and resilience in the built environment, Routledge, New York, pp. 22 - 33, https://www.routledge.com/Urbanisation-at-Risk-in-the-Pacific-and-Asia-Disasters-Climate-Change/Sanderson-Bruce/p/book/9780367258474
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2020, 'Identifying resilience in recovery – complexity, collaboration and communication', in Sanderson D; Bruce L (ed.), Urbanisation at risk in the Pacific and Asia : disasters, climate change and resilience in the built environment, Routledge, New York, pp. 206 - 219, https://www.routledge.com/Urbanisation-at-Risk-in-the-Pacific-and-Asia-Disasters-Climate-Change/Sanderson-Bruce/p/book/9780367258474
    Edited Books | 2020
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; bruce L, (ed.), 2020, urbanisation at risk in the pacific and asia, routledge, new york, https://www.routledge.com/Urbanisation-at-Risk-in-the-Pacific-and-Asia-Disasters-Climate-Change/Sanderson-Bruce/p/book/9780367258474
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Professor David Sanderson
    Pettit C; Wentz E; Randolph B; Sanderson D; Kelly F; Reades J, 2019, 'Tackling the Challenge of Growing Cities: An Informed Urbanisation Approach', in Hawken S; Han C; Pettit C (ed.), Open Cities and Open Data: Collaborative Cities in the Information Era, Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-6605-5_9
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2019, 'The importance of prioritising people and place in urban post-disaster contexts', in The routledge handbook of people and place in the 21st-century city, routledge, new york, pp. 252 - 262
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2018, 'Implementing area-based approaches in urban post-disaster contexts', in Science & Technology into Action. Disaster Risk Reduction Perspectives from Asia, Asia Science Technology Academia Advisory Group (ASTAAG), pp. 48 - 50
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2018, 'Balancing capacity with vulnerability: Dwelling on unstable land, Caqueta, Lima, Peru', in Housing Provision and Bottom-up Approaches: Family Case Studies from Africa, Asia and South America, pp. 315 - 329, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780429452390-11
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2018, 'Beyond ‘the better shed’', in Sanderson D; sharma A (ed.), The State of Humanitarian Shelter and Settlements 2018, pp. 2 - 9, https://www.sheltercluster.org/sites/default/files/The%20State%20of%20Humanitarian%20Shelter%20and%20Settlements%202018.pdf
    Edited Books | 2018
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; sharma A, (ed.), 2018, The State of Humanitarian Shelter and Settlements 2018, Global Shelter Cluster, Geneva, https://www.sheltercluster.org/sites/default/files/The%20State%20of%20Humanitarian%20Shelter%20and%20Settlements%202018.pdf
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2017, 'Cross-Sector Coordination and Collaboration for Humanitarian Assistance in a Disaster Recovery Setting', in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science, edn. Natural Hazard Science, Oxford University Press, Oxford, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780199389407.013.178
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2016, 'Introduction "Urban disaster resilience: new dimensions from international practice in the built environment"', in Sanderson D; Kayden JS; Leis J (ed.), Urban disaster resilience: new dimensions from international practice in the built environment, Routledge, New York, pp. 3 - 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315725420
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; Sharma A, 2016, 'Making the case for resilience', in Sanderson D; Sharma A (ed.), World Disasters Report 2016 Resilience: saving lives today, investing for tomorrow, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, pp. 10 - 37, http://media.ifrc.org/ifrc/publications/world-disasters-report-2016/
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; sharma A, 2016, 'Making the case for resilience', in sanderson D; sharma A (ed.), World Disasters Report, IFRC, Geneva, pp. 10 - 37, http://www.ifrc.org/Global/Documents/Secretariat/201610/WDR%202016-FINAL_web.pdf
    Edited Books | 2016
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; Kayden JS; Leis J, (eds.), 2016, Urban disaster resilience: new dimensions from international practice in the built environment, Routledge, New Yrok, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315725420
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Professor David Sanderson
    Lyons M; Schilderman T; Sanderson D, 2013, 'Harnessing time: Reflections on constraints to development', in Sanderson D; Burnell J (ed.), Beyond shelter after disaster: practice, process and possibilities, Routledge, New York, pp. 25 - 29
    Edited Books | 2013
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; Burnell J, (ed.), 2013, Beyond Shelter After Disaster: Practice, Process and Possibilities, Routledge
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2012, 'Livelihood protection and support for disaster', in Handbook of Hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction, pp. 697 - 710
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2011, 'Livelihood protection and support for disaster', in Wisner BV; Gaillard J; Kelman I (ed.), Handbook of Hazards, Disaster Risk Reduction and Management, edn. First, Routledge, pp. 655 - 668, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/267337334_Livelihood_protection_and_support_for_disaster
    Book Chapters | 2002
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2002, 'Planning in Cities', in Zetter R; White R (ed.), Urban livelihoods, shocks and stresses, ITDG Publishing, pp. 116 - 130, http://dx.doi.org/10.3362/9781780441283
    Book Chapters | 2002
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; Hedley D, 2002, 'Strengthening urban livelihoods in Zambia – PUSH II and PROSPECT', in Rakodi C; Lloyd-Jones T (ed.), Urban Livelihoods: A People-centred Approach to Reducing Poverty, Earthscan Publications Ltd, London, pp. 247 - 256, https://books.google.com.au/books?hl=en&lr=&id=iw3cwHUVAQsC&oi=fnd&pg=PA247&dq=Strengthening+urban+livelihoods+in+Zambia+%E2%80%93+PUSH+II+and+PROSPECT&ots=u5naY7jzCi&sig=gEuI1ew_jfn0r_9eZV2kPSnfwtI#v
    Book Chapters | 2000
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2000, 'Urban poverty – the challenge of the next millennium', in Who's Who in Charities
    Book Chapters | 1999
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 1999, 'Partnerships in disaster management', in Ingleton J (ed.), Natural Disaster Management, Tudor Rose Holdings Ltd, England, pp. 269 - 271
    Book Chapters | 1997
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 1997, 'Reducing vulnerability to increase capacity; the Caqueta ravine, Lima', in Awatona A (ed.), Reconstruction after disaster issues and practices, Ashgate Publishing Limited, pp. 148 - 165
    Books | 1995
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; Cowden B; Davis I; Twigg J, 1995, Disaster mitigation, preparedness and response: an audit of UK assets, IT Publications, Rugby
    Books | 1995
    Professor David Sanderson
    Aysan Y; Clayton A; Cory A; Davis I; Sanderson D, 1995, Developing Building for Safety Programmes Guidelines for Organizing Safe Building Improvement Programmes in Disaster-prone Areas, IT Publications
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Professor David Sanderson
    Keen M; Sanderson D; Osborne K; Deo R; Faith J; Ride A, 2022, 'AREA-BASED APPROACHES AND URBAN DISASTER RECOVERY IN THE PACIFIC: LESSONS FROM FIJI, SOLOMON ISLANDS AND VANUATU', Environment and Urbanization
    Journal articles | 2021
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; Patel SS; Loosemore M; Sharma A; Greenwald K; Patel R, 2021, 'A review of peer-reviewed published research on corruption and disasters in the built environment.', Disasters, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/disa.12500
    Journal articles | 2021
    Professor David Sanderson
    Anshuka A; van Ogtrop FF; Sanderson D; Thomas E; Neef A, 2021, 'Vulnerabilities shape risk perception and influence adaptive strategies to hydro-meteorological hazards: A case study of Indo-Fijian farming communities', International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, vol. 62, pp. 102401 - 102401, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2021.102401
    Journal articles | 2021
    Professor David Sanderson
    Shirleyana ; Hawken S; Sunindijo RY; Sanderson D, 2021, 'Narratives of everyday resilience: lessons from an urban kampung community in Surabaya, Indonesia', International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment, vol. 12, pp. 196 - 208, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/IJDRBE-06-2020-0056
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor David Sanderson
    Patel R; Sanderson D; Sitko P; De Boer J, 2020, 'Investigating urban vulnerability and resilience: a call for applied integrated research to reshape the political economy of decision-making', Environment and Urbanization, vol. 32, pp. 589 - 598, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956247820909275
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor David Sanderson
    Vaccari MS; Sanderson D; Loosemore M; Mojitahedi M, 2020, 'Fit for purpose? Lessons from transitional shelter provision for internally displaced persons in urban informal settlements in Brazil', Disaster Prevention and Management: An International Journal, vol. 29, pp. 943 - 959, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/DPM-01-2020-0016
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor David Sanderson
    Loosemore M; Sanderson D, 2020, 'Is the world creating a “paradise for corruption” that weakens its resilience to future disasters?', Fifth Estate, https://www.thefifthestate.com.au/innovation/building-construction/is-the-world-creating-a-paradise-for-corruption-that-weakens-its-resilience-to-future-disasters/?ct=t%2830+June+2020%29&mc_cid=614356ab8d&mc_eid=%5BUNIQID%5D
    Journal articles | 2020
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2020, 'Urban response: three principles for good practice', Forced Migration Review, pp. 8 - 11, https://www.fmreview.org/sites/fmr/files/FMRdownloads/en/cities/sanderson.pdf
    Journal articles | 2019
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2019, 'Coordination in urban humanitarian response', Progress in Disaster Science, vol. 1, pp. 1 - 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pdisas.2019.100004
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor David Sanderson
    Shi P; Shaw R; Ardalan A; Chan EYY; Choudhury JR; Cui P; Fu B; Han G; Han Q; Izumi T; Kasuga F; Yulo Loyzaga A; Pereira JJ; Ravan SK; Sanderson D; Sharma VK; Thomalla F; Triutomo S; Yang S; Ye Q; Wang M; Wu Y; Zhang R; Zhang W; Li Y; Yang S, 2018, 'Fourteen Actions and Six Proposals for Science and Technology-Based Disaster Risk Reduction in Asia: Second Asian Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction: Science-Policy Dialogue for Implementation of the Sendai Framework, April 2018', International Journal of Disaster Risk Science, vol. 9, pp. 275 - 279, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13753-018-0174-9
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; sitko P, 2018, 'Ten principles for area-based approaches in urban post-disaster recovery', Humanitarian Exchange, pp. 20 - 23, https://odihpn.org/magazine/ten-principles-area-based-approaches-urban-post-disaster-recovery/
    Journal articles | 2018
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2018, 'Shifting from supply to demand: opportunities for improving humanitarian response in urban disaster settings', Development Bulletin, vol. 79, pp. 63 - 67, https://crawford.anu.edu.au/rmap/devnet/devnet/db-79.pdf
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2017, 'Implementing area-based approaches (ABAs) in urban post-disaster contexts', Environment and Urbanization, vol. 29, pp. 349 - 364, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956247817717422
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; Patel R; King J; Phelps L, 2017, 'Discussion Informed by Recurrent Lessons from a Systematic Review on Targeting Practices in Urban Humanitarian Crises', PloS Currents: Disasters, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/currents.dis.0d0be4b294b40f5e51ee7b58d9687ea0
    Journal articles | 2017
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; Jones P, 2017, 'Urban resilience: Informal and squatter settlements in the Pacific Region', Development Bulletin, pp. 11 - 15
    Journal articles | 2014
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; Sharma A; Kennedy J; Burnell J, 2014, 'Lost In Transition: Principles, Practice And Lessons From Haiti for Urban Post-Disaster Shelter Recovery Programs', Asian Journal of Environment and Disaster Management (AJEDM), vol. 6, pp. 131 - 151, http://dx.doi.org/10.3850/S1793924014003629
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2012, 'Building livelihoods to reduce risk among the most marginalized in urban areas: Strategic approaches from Dhaka', Environmental Hazards, vol. 11, pp. 112 - 122, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17477891.2011.609881
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; Sharma A; Anderson J, 2012, 'NGO permanent housing 10 years after the Gujarat earthquake: revisiting the FICCI–CARE Gujarat rehabilitation programme', Environment and Urbanization, vol. 24, pp. 1 - 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956247811431218
    Journal articles | 2012
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2012, 'Understandings in Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience, in Natural Disasters', Encyclopedia of Life Support System (EOLSS), http://www.eolss.net/
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor David Sanderson
    Lyons M; Schilderman T; Sanderson D, 2011, 'Harnessing time: Reflections on constraints to development', Environmental Hazards, vol. 10, pp. 213 - 217, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17477891.2011.597498
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor David Sanderson
    Burnell J; Sanderson D, 2011, 'Whose reality counts?: Shelter after disaster', Environmental Hazards, vol. 10, pp. 189 - 192, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17477891.2011.595581
    Journal articles | 2011
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2011, 'Good design in urban shelter after disaster: lessons from development', Boundaries International Architectural Magazine, pp. 64 - 69, http://www.alnap.org/resource/7168
    Journal articles | 2009
    Professor David Sanderson
    McGuire WJ; Solana MC; Kilburn CRJ; Sanderson D, 2009, 'Improving communication during volcanic crises on small, vulnerable islands', Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, vol. 183, pp. 63 - 75, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2009.02.019
    Journal articles | 2008
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; Sharma A, 2008, 'Winners and losers from the 2001 Gujarat earthquake', Environment and Urbanization, vol. 20, pp. 177 - 186, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956247808089155
    Journal articles | 2000
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2000, 'Cities, Disasters and Livelihoods', Environment and Urbanization, vol. 12, pp. 93 - 102, http://dx.doi.org/10.1630/095624700101285497
    Journal articles | 2000
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2000, 'Cities, disasters and livelihoods', Environment and Urbanization, vol. 12, pp. 93 - 102, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/095624780001200208
    Journal articles | 1999
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 1999, 'Implementing action planning to reduce urban risk', Open House International, vol. 24, pp. 33 - 39
    Journal articles | 1997
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 1997, 'Reducing risk as a tool for urban improvement: the Caqueta ravine, Lima, Peru', Environment and Urbanization, vol. 9, pp. 251 - 261, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/095624789700900102
  • Reports | 2021
    Professor David Sanderson
    keen M; Sanderson D; osborne K; ride A, 2021, Putting People First: Area Based Approaches to Disaster Response in The Pacific, Solomon Islands discussion paper
    Reports | 2021
    Professor David Sanderson
    keen M; Sanderson D; osborne K; deo R, 2021, Putting People First: Area Based Approaches to Disaster Response in The Pacific, Fiji discussion paper
    Reports | 2021
    Professor David Sanderson
    keen M; Sanderson D; osborne K; deo R; faith J; ride A, 2021, Putting People First; Area based approaches for better disaster recovery in the Pacific. Fiji, Vanuatu and Solomon Islands Regional Synthesis
    Reports | 2020
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; Sitko P, 2020, Using the Sphere standards in urban settings (2nd edition), http://dx.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.28460.49283, https://spherestandards.org/resources/unpacked-guide-urban-settings-2020/
    Reports | 2019
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2019, Urban Humanitarian Response. Good Practice Review 12, Overseas Development Institute, London, https://goodpracticereview.org/12/
    Reports | 2019
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; osborne K; patnaik D, 2019, Nepal earthquakes appeal meta-synthesis, DEC, London, https://www.dec.org.uk/article/nepal-earthquakes-appeal-meta-synthesis
    Reports | 2018
    Professor David Sanderson
    sanderson DAVID, 2018, Science & Technology into Action Disaster Risk Reduction Perspectives from Asia, Asia Science Technology Academia Advisory Group (ASTAAG), Japan
    Reports | 2018
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2018, Area-based approaches: Coping with urban complexity – but are agencies ready?, Global Shelter Cluster, Geneva, 13.1, https://www.sheltercluster.org/sites/default/files/The%20State%20of%20Humanitarian%20Shelter%20and%20Settlements%202018.pdf
    Reports | 2017
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; Sitko P, 2017, Urban area-based approaches in post-disaster contexts Guidance Note for Humanitarian Practitioners, IIED, London, Stronger Cities Consortium, http://pubs.iied.org/10825IIED/
    Reports | 2017
    Professor David Sanderson
    Patel R; King J; Phelps L; Sanderson D, 2017, What Practices Are Used to Identify and Prioritize Vulnerable Populations Affected by Urban Humanitarian Emergencies? Systematic review., Oxfam GB, Oxford, UK, http://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/publications/what-practices-are-used-to-identify-and-prioritize-vulnerable-populations-affec-620190
    Reports | 2016
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; Patel R; Phelps L, 2016, What are the practices to identify and prioritize vulnerable populations affected by urban humanitarian emergencies? A systematic review protocol of methods and specific tools used to target the most at–need individuals, households and/or communities in urban crises, Oxfam GB, UK, http://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/publications/what-are-the-practices-to-identify-and-prioritize-vulnerable-populations-affect-605166
    Reports | 2016
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; Sharma A, 2016, World Disasters Report 2016 Resilience: saving lives today, investing for tomorrow, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, International federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, World Disaster Report, http://www.ifrc.org/en/publications-and-reports/world-disasters-report/world-disasters-report/
    Reports | 2015
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; Rodericks A; Shresta N; Ramalingam B, 2015, Nepal Earthquake Appeal Response Review, ALNAP, ALNAP, http://www.alnap.org/resource/21348
    Reports | 2015
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; Ramalingam B, 2015, Nepal earthquake response: lessons for operational agencies, ALNAP, UK, http://www.alnap.org/resource/20140
    Reports | 2014
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; Willison Z, 2014, Philippines Typhoon Haiyan response review, ALNAP, ALNAP, http://www.alnap.org/resource/12316
    Reports | 2013
    Professor David Sanderson
    Morgan N; Naz S; Sanderson D, 2013, Pakistan floods response 2010-12, Christian Aid, London, http://www.christianaid.org.uk/emergencies/past/pakistan-floods-2010/independent-evaluation.aspx
    Reports | 2012
    Professor David Sanderson
    Russ C; Walker P; Sanderson D, 2012, Humanitarian Training and Education Snapshot Report, Qatar Shelter Initiative
    Reports | 2012
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; Knox-Clarke P; Campbell L, 2012, Responding to urban disasters: Learning from previous relief and recovery operations, London, http://www.alnap.org/resource/7772#
    Reports | 2011
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; Clermont C; Spraos H; Sharma A, 2011, Urban disasters - lessons from Haiti. Study of member agencies’ responses to the earthquake in Port au Prince, Haiti, January 2010, Disasters Emergency Committee, London, http://www.dec.org.uk/sites/default/files/pdf/dec-haiti-urban-study.pdf
    Reports | 2002
    Professor David Sanderson
    Rodericks A; Sanderson D, 2002, A livelihoods context for disaster management, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Geneva, Chapter one, box 1.4, http://www.ifrc.org/Global/Publications/disasters/WDR/32600-WDR2002.pdf
    Reports | 2001
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2001, Ask the authorities for better services? How can we ask for anything when even the dogs bark at us?, Care International UK, London
    Reports | 2001
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D; Westley K, 2001, Participatory livelihoods assessment, Kosovo, CARE International, CARE International, http://www.alnap.org/resource/7182
    Reports | 1998
    Professor David Sanderson
    Davis I; Sanderson D; Parker D; Stack J, 1998, The dissemination of warnings, IDNDR flagship programme – forecasts and warnings, Thomas Telford, London
  • Recorded / Rendered Creative Works | 2020
    Professor David Sanderson
    Palazzo E; Bardsley A; Sanderson D, 2020, Drought, fire and flood: how outer urban areas can manage the emergency while reducing future risks, Published: 27 April 2020, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, https://theconversation.com/drought-fire-and-flood-how-outer-urban-areas-can-manage-the-emergency-while-reducing-future-risks-131560
    Conference Presentations | 2018
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson DAVID, 2018, 'Urban humanitarian response, ODI special edition launch of Humanitarian Exchange', presented at ODI launch, London, 27 March 2018 - 27 March 2018, https://www.odi.org/events/4542-urban-humanitarian-response-challenges-and-opportunities
    Creative Written Works | 2016
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2016, Why you shouldn't give a goat this Christmas, Sydney Morning Herald, Fairfax Media, http://www.smh.com.au/comment/why-you-shouldnt-give-a-goat-this-christmas-20161212-gt92rm.html
    Recorded / Rendered Creative Works | 2016
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2016, Why you shouldn’t give a goat this Christmas, Comment, Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, Published: 14 December 2016, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, http://www.smh.com.au/comment/why-you-shouldnt-give-a-goat-this-christmas-20161212-gt92rm.html
    Creative Works (non-textual) | 2016
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2016, Aid fails when aid fails to listen, Unsomnia, UNSW, 01 December 2016 - 02 December 2016, at: http://www.unsomnia.unsw.edu.au/speaker/david-sanderson
    Recorded / Rendered Creative Works | 2016
    Professor David Sanderson
    sanderson D, 2016, Live radio interview, http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-10-13/red-cross-calls-for-more-pre-disaster-investment/7928620, Radio, Published: 13 October 2016, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-10-13/red-cross-calls-for-more-pre-disaster-investment/7928620
    Creative Written Works | 2016
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2016, Why the world needs more resilience-thinking to stem escalating crises, Why the world needs more resilience-thinking to stem escalating crises, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/why-the-world-needs-more-resilience-thinking-to-stem-escalating-crises-65880
    Conference Presentations | 2016
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2016, 'Resilient neighbourhoods?', presented at Utzon lecture and inaugural Judith Neilson Chair lecture, UNSW, Sydney, 04 May 2016 - 04 May 2016, https://www.be.unsw.edu.au/events/utzonlecture/resilientneighbourhoods
    Recorded / Rendered Creative Works | 2016
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2016, ABC radio interview, http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/latenightlive/tackling-urban-migration-and-disasters/7380786, Editor(s): ABC , Published: 03 May 2016, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works
    Conference Presentations | 2016
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2016, 'Keynote presentation, How soon is now?', presented at Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) annual national conference, Adelaide, 28 April 2016 - 30 April 2016, http://hownowissoon.com/home/2016/4/29/keynote-david-sanderson-university-of-new-south-wales
    Creative Written Works | 2016
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2016, Disaster Survivors are not Just Helpless Victims, Sydney Morning Herald
    Creative Written Works | 2016
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2016, Disaster Survivors aren't Helpless Victims: Relief can be the enemy of recovery, Brisbane Times, http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/comment/head-20160303-gn9eem.html
    Creative Written Works | 2010
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2010, Architects are often the last people needed in disaster reconstruction, Architects are often the last people needed in disaster reconstruction, The Guardian, http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2010/mar/03/architects-disaster-reconstruction-haiti-chile
    Creative Written Works | 2007
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 2007, When good intentions go bad, When good intentions go bad, The Times
    Conference Papers | 1995
    Professor David Sanderson
    Sanderson D, 1995, 'Windstorm: Coming to Terms with Mankinds Worst Natural Hazard, Royal Academy of Engineering, London, 4 May 1995.', in Disasters, pp. 275 - 276, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-7717.1995.tb00349.x

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