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Robert Šakić Trogrlić

Community Based, Non-Structural Flood Risk Management for Malawi

Project Dates: 1 October 2015 - 30 September 2019
Robert Šakić Trogrlić

Robert Šakić Trogrlić is a PhD student at the Institute for Infrastructure and Environment of Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh. Prior to his PhD, Robert studied for MSc in flood risk management in the Netherlands, Germany, Spain and Slovenia. He holds another MSc in civil engineering from University of Split in Croatia and BSc in civil engineering from the same University. His PhD project is focusing on developing a blueprint for community based non structural flood risk management for rural areas of Malawi. Robert's career goal is to couple engineering know how with appreciation for social sciences. Ultimately, he sees himself doing applied research with tackling real life challenges in developing world.

To view Robert's latest knowledge exchange outputs please use the relevant links below:

  • Taking Stock of Community-Based Flood Risk Management in Malawi: Different Stakeholders, Different Perspectives (Paper)
  • Community based flood risk management: experiences and challenges in Malawi (Poster)
  • Adaptation mainstreaming for achieving flood resilience in cities (Paper)
  • Community-based flood risk management for Malawi (Poster)
  • Governance: An Arena for Disaster Risk Reduction (Presentation)
  • Rebuild by Design: Implementation of Green Infrastructure for Flood Resiliency in Hoboken (Presentation)
  • Community based non-structural flood risk management for Malawi (Poster)
  • Science and Technology Networks: A Helping Hand to Boost Implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030? (Paper)
  • Why Malawi is Failing to Protect People from Floods and What Needs to be Done (Online Article)
  • Rebuild by Design in Hoboken:  A Design Competition as a Means for Achieving Flood Resilience of Urban Areas Throug the Implementation of Green Infastructure (Article)

Knowledge Exchange Outputs