Building resilient roads

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Access disruptions on roads following a disaster can cause significant social and economic losses. Risk informed infrastructure investment is critical to ensure the construction and maintenance of resilient road networks.

Transportation network
When disasters and extreme events cause the closure or damage of transportation networks, how can governments and planners ensure that communities have access to critical services and amenities crucial for their recovery, wellbeing, and cohesion?
Climate Adaptation Platform
Cover of the Jàmbá article
2022
The research aims to formulate disaster mitigation measures to reduce the damages caused by the volcanic eruption of Mount Gamalama and identify plans for evacuation routes in disaster-prone areas.
Jàmbá Journal of Disaster Risk Studies
2021

This Final Report forms the third deliverable for the World Bank funded study to assess the economic costs incurred by Tajikistan, due to the impact of disasters affecting the road network. This report details the overall findings of the study, building

World Bank, the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the
Roads in Tajikistan are constantly deteriorating and are often impacted by floods, mudflows, rockfalls, landslides, avalanches, and earthquakes.
World Bank, the
Ministers have announced details of a €17.3m climate adaptation investment programme for Ireland’s roads.
Ireland - government
Disruptions from sea level rise and coastal flooding events have significant indirect impacts on urban traffic networks and road safety.
Stanford University