Call for Papers
The Int'l Conf. on Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DPM 2014) will be held on September 12-14, 2014 in Wuhan, China. This Conference will cover issues on Disaster Prevention and Mitigation. It dedicates to creating a stage for exchanging the latest research results and sharing the advanced research methods.

The conference is soliciting state-of-the-art research papers in the following areas of interest:
  • Buildings and constructions
  • Risk assessments of buildings and structures on hazard intensity and vulnerability
  • Securing and supplying temporary services and shelter
  • Structural design for disaster prevention
  • Post-disaster urgent response and quick repair of buildings
  • Post-disaster rehabilitation and reconstruction of buildings
  • Assessment of disaster-related damage
  • Building resilience auditing
  • Intersection of the built and natural environments
  • Urban/rural environments and settlements
  • Disaster mitigation in urban areas and settlements
  • Reduction of vulnerability of urban areas: repairing shelters
  • Creation of adequate settlements and housing, in the post-emergency phase
  • Housing and settlement rehabilitation and reconstruction
  • Water and air pollution control
  • Infrastructures
  • Operation and maintenance of water supply system
  • Rehabilitation and restoration of major infrastructure
  • Construction project management for post-disaster reconstruction
  • Waste management and recycling after a disaster
  • Energy infrastructure and management
  • Urban heat island and global climate issues
  • Disaster Prevention and Disaster Recovery
  • Security and risk management
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Responding to emergency events
  • Recovery from disasters
  • Learning from disasters
  • Policies and management
  • Management practices at different phases of the disaster lifecycle
  • Financial management and governance for disaster mitigation
  • Tools and mechanism for post-disaster recovery
  • Risk reduction and continuity management
  • Linking reconstruction to sustainable economic development
  • Capacity building in risk and disaster preparedness
  • Law and regulations on built environment and disaster preparedness
  • Engaging private sector in post-disaster reconstruction activities
  • Social aspects and education
  • Participatory approaches to reconstruction
  • Empowerment of women and vulnerable groups in disaster relief
  • The role of women in the disaster management and recovery process
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Social impact of reconstruction
  • Disaster reduction education in schools to withstand natural hazards
  • Disaster preparedness and recovery trainings
  • Disasters as mechanisms of ecological change
  • Rethinking recovery and expanding the vision of mitigation
  • Human behavior and its consequences
  • Environmental degradation and corrosion resistance
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Important Dates
September 12-14, 2014
Paper or Abstract Submission Due:
July 16, 2014
Early Bird Registration due for Accepted Paper or Abstract: 10 days after acceptance notification
Early Bird Registration due for Audience:
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