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Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

Organization Profile


RICS is the pre-eminent organization of its kind in the world. As such it represents everything that is good in the property profession. Its members offer the very best advice on a surprisingly diverse range of land, property, construction and related environmental issues. It also helps to set, maintain and regulate standards - as well as providing impartial advice to governments and policymakers.

Making Cities Resilient Campaign Activities

RICS will contribute to the campaign with a Disaster Management Programme that will be based on an inventory of building codes with safety and DRR criteria. RICS DRM programme is 4 fold, Advocacy which aims members working in private and public sectors. Build Action: demand driven pilot project support or professional services pro bono (up to 4 weeks). Capacity building: towards members; humanitarian agencies on land issues; local professionals- in field (ex Haiti, advising on building codes, risk assessments, land issues). Dissemination: promote and document good practice, guide books etc. RICS will prepare a proposal on how to apply their services as part of the Resilient Cities Campaign.

General contact information

  • URL: http://www.rics.org
  • Address: Surveyor Court, Westwood Way
  • Postal Code: CV4 8JE
  • City: Coventry
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Telephone: +44 8703331600
  • Fax: +44 2073343811
  • Email: contactrics@rics.org
  • Head of the organization: Peter Goodacre

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Last updated on 30 Mar 2009

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