Fire risk reduction on the margins of an urbanizing world

David Rush, Greg Bankoff, Sarah Jane Cooper Knock, Lesley Gibson, Laura Hirst, Steve Jordan, Graham Spinardi, John Twigg, Richard Walls

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Globally, over 95% of fire related deaths and injuries occur in low- and middle-income countries. Within informal settlements, the risk of fire resulting in injury or death is particularly high. This paper examines fire risks in informal settlements in New Delhi and Cape Town, and tented informal settlements in Lebanon
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages15
JournalDisaster Prevention and Management
Early online date18 Sept 2020
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 18 Sept 2020


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