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International Recovery Platform

University of Salford

The University of Salford has a rich history stretching back to 1896. Research is focused on solving real world problems and the university is ranked in the top third of UK universities for research in the last Government Research Assessment Exercise (RAE). Salford is ranked in the top 10 in the UK for teaching and over 93% of postgraduate students are in employment or go on to further study within six months of graduating.

Activities in disaster reduction
The Research Institute for the Built and Human Environment (BuHu)carries out research and various activities world-wide on capacity building for disaster preparedness and reconstruction. See website: