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“Lahat para sa lahat” (everything to everybody): consensual leadership, social capital and disaster risk reduction in a Filipino community (2015)
Journal Article
Bankoff, G. (2015). “Lahat para sa lahat” (everything to everybody): consensual leadership, social capital and disaster risk reduction in a Filipino community. Disaster Prevention and Management, 24(4), 430-447. doi:10.1108/DPM-04-2014-0063

Purpose – Effective leadership at the grassroots level can make a crucial difference to disaster risk reduction (DRR) at the local level. Guidance, however, is often not provided through the visible structures of local government but through alternat... Read More about “Lahat para sa lahat” (everything to everybody): consensual leadership, social capital and disaster risk reduction in a Filipino community.

In search of ‘lost’ knowledge and outsourced expertise in flood risk management (2015)
Journal Article
Haughton, G., Bankoff, G., & Coulthard, T. J. (2015). In search of ‘lost’ knowledge and outsourced expertise in flood risk management. Transactions - Institute of British Geographers, 40(3), 375-386 . https://doi.org/10.1111/tran.12082

This paper examines the parallel discourses of ‘lost’ local flood expertise and the growing use of commercial consultancies to outsource aspects of flood risk work. We critically examine the various claims and counter-claims about lost, local and ext... Read More about In search of ‘lost’ knowledge and outsourced expertise in flood risk management.