Self-introduction Elizabeth Ann Maly

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Disaster Information Management and Public Collaboration Division
International Research Promotion Office
Elizabeth Maly (Associate Prof.)
 
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Research summary

 

With the theme of “People-Centered Housing Recovery,” my research focuses on international disaster recovery, post-disaster housing reconstruction and community-based recovery planning. Past research has included housing recovery after Hurricane Katrina in the U.S. and the Central Java Earthquake in Indonesia. Current research includes post-disaster housing relocation and land use policies after Hurricane Sandy in the U.S. and eruption of Mt. Merapi volcano in Indonesia. I am considering these international examples along with long-term housing and community recovery after the Great East Japan Earthquake.

 
Image 1.   Field Survey in Hurricane Sandy Disaster Area

 

 
Chart 1  Concept of People Centered Housing Recovery
 
 

Image 2. Expandable Core House, Yogyakarta, Indonesia  
 
 

Image 3 Temporary to Permanent Mississippi Cottages, USA.