Publications

Monographs

Ray-Bennett, N.S. 2018. Avoidable Deaths: A Systems Failure Approach to Disaster Risk Management. Springer Nature, Switzerland. Environmental Hazard Series.

Ray-Bennett, N.S. 2009. Caste, Class and Gender in Multiple Disasters: The Experiences of Women-Headed Households in an Oriya Village. VDM Verlag: Saarbrucken.

Mohapatra, M and Ray, N.S. 2004. 'Jhada Batasha Re Luchi Jae Jara Naam': A Story Book on Flood Coping Experiences of Women. Orissa State Disaster Mitigation Authority. A Government of Orissa Publication (published in Oriya).

Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Ray-Bennett, N.S. and Shiroshita, H. 2019. Disasters, Deaths and the Sendai Framework’s Target One: A Case for Systems Failure in Hiroshima Landslide 2014, Japan. Disaster Prevention and Management, 28 (6): 764-785 https://doi.org/10.1108/DPM-09-2019-0302

Ray-Bennett, N.S., Corsel, D. and Goswami, N. 2019. ‘Understanding reproductive health challenges during a flood: insights from Belkuchi Upazila, Bangladesh’, [version 1; peer review: 2 approved]. Gates Open Research 2019(3): 788. https://doi.org/10.12688/gatesopenres.12920.1

Ray-Bennett, N.S. 2017. Disasters, Deaths and the Sendai Goal One: Lessons from Odisha, India. World Development, 103(2018): 27-39. DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2017.10.003

Ray-Bennett, N.S., Collins, A.E., Edgeworth, R., Bhuiya, A., Nahar, P. and Alamgir, F. 2016. Everyday Health Security Practices as Disaster Resilience in Rural Bangladesh. Development in Practice, 26(2): 170-183. DOI: 10.1080/09614524.2016.1132678 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09614524.2016.1132678

Ray-Bennett, N.S. 2016. Learning from Deaths in Disasters: The Case of Odisha, India. MEI Middle East-Asia Project (MAP) on Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief: Rising to the Challenge? MAP Bulletin. http://www.mei.edu/content/map/learning-deaths-disasters-case-odishaindia

Masys, A.J., Ray-Bennett, N.S., Shiroshita, H. and Jackson, P. 2014. High Impact/Low Frequency Extreme Events: Enabling Reflection and Resilience in a Hyper-Connected World. ScienceDirect, Procedia Economics and Finance, 18 (2014): 772-779. DOI: 10.1016/S2212-5671(14)01001-6 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212567114010016

Nahar, P., Collins, A., Bhuiya, A., Alamgir, F., Ray-Bennett, N.S. and Edgeworth, R. 2012. Indigenous Indicators of Health Security in Relation to Climatic disasters in Bangladesh. Environmental Hazards: 1-15.

Ray-Bennett, N.S., Edgeworth, E., Collins, A., Bhuiya, A., Nahar, P. and Alamgir, P. 2010. Exploring the Meaning of Health Security for Disaster Resilience: Through People’s Perspectives in Bangladesh. Health and Place, 16(3): 581-589.

Ray-Bennett, N.S. 2010. Multiple Disasters and Micro-Credit: Can it Reduce Women’s Vulnerability?: The Case of Tarasahi in Orissa, India. Disasters, 34(1): 240-260.

Ray-Bennett, N.S. 2009. Multiple Disasters and Policy Responses in Pre and Post Independance Orissa, India. Disasters, 33(2): 275-290.

Ray-Bennett, N.S. 2009. The Influence of Caste, Class and Gender in Surviving Multiple Disasters in Orissa, India. Environmental Hazards, 8(2009): 5-22.

Ray-Bennett, N.S. 2009. Coping with Multiple Disasters and Diminishing Livelihood Resources: Caste, Class and Gender Perspectives: The Case from Orissa. Regional Development Dialogue. Special issue on Gender and Disasters. United Nations Centre for Regional Development, 30 (1): 108-120.

Alamgir, F., Nahar, P., Collins, A. E., Ray-Bennett, N. S. and Bhuiya, A. 2009. Climate Change and Food Security: Health Risks and Vulnerabilities of the Poor in Bangladesh. The International Journal of Climate Change: Impacts and Responses, 1(4): 37-54.

Ray-Bennett, N.S. 2007. Environmental Disasters and Disastrous Policies: An Overview from India. Social Policy and Administration: Regional Issue: South Asia, 41(4): 419-424.

Chapters in Edited Volumes

Ray-Bennett, N.S. 2016. Exploring the Meaning of Securitisation for ‘Gender and Disaster’, in Racioppi, L. and Rajagopalan, S. (Eds) Women and Disasters in South Asia: Survival, Security and Development. Routledge: New York, pp 277-301.

Ray-Bennett, N.S., Masys, A.J., Shiroshita, H. and Jackson, P. 2014. Reactive to Pro-active to Reflective Disaster Response: Introducing Critical Reflective Practices in Disaster Risk Reduction’, in Collins, A. E., et al., (Eds) (2014) Natural Hazards, Risks, and Disasters in Society: A Cross-Disciplinary Overview. Hazards and Disasters Series: Elsevier, pp 99-114.

Ray-Bennett, N.S. 2013. ‘Pansi Ghor’: A Classic Object of Human Resilience to Environmental Disasters, in Pilcher, J. (Ed.) A Social Science of the World in 100 Objects. College of Social Science, University of Leicester.

Ray-Bennett, N.S. 2013. Managing Disasters from a Health Security Perspective, in Arora, R. and Arora, P. (Eds.) Disaster Management: A Medical Perspective. Oxon: CABI, pp 523-541.

Papreen N., Fariba A., Collins, A. E., Ray-Bennett N. S. and Bhuiya, A. 2012.  Interrelation between Water, Health and Livelihood in Disasters, in Prakash, A., Vs, S. and Chourey, J. (Eds.) Water and Health in South Asia, South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies. Sage Publications: New Delhi, pp 405-424.

Ray-Bennett, N.S. 2011. History of Disaster Relief in India. In Pnuel, K., Bradley, S., Mathew, G. and Geoffrey, J. (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Disaster Relief. Sage Publications: New York.

Ray-Bennett, N.S. 2011. Indian Famines (1896-1902). In Pnuel, K., Bradley, S., Mathew, G. and Geoffrey, J. (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Disaster Relief. Sage Publications: New York.

Contributing Papers to the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR, currently known as United Nations Disaster Risk Reduction) Global Assessment Reports

Ray-Bennett, N.S. and Shiroshita, H. Disasters, Deaths and the Sendai Framework’s Target One: A Case of Systems Failure in Hiroshima Landslide 2014, Japan. Contributing Paper to: UNDRR’s Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2019.

Ray-Bennett, N.S., Corsel, D., Goswami, N. and Jackson, P. Challenges and Opportunities around Reproductive Health during Floods in Bangladesh. Contributing Paper to: UNDRR’s Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2019.

Ray-Bennett, N.S., Mays, A.J., Shiroshita, H. and Jackson, P. 2015. Hyper-Risks in a Hyper Connected World: A Call for Critical Reflective Response to Develop Organisational Resilience. Contributing Paper to: UNISDR’s Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2015. UNISDR.

Commissioned Report and Policy Briefs

Ray‑Bennett, N.S., Corsel, D. and Goswami, N. 2019. Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities Around Reproductive Health in Disasters in Belkuchi Upazila, Bangladesh. London: IPPF.

Ray-Bennett, N.S., Corsel, D. and Goswami N. (2019) Policy Brief RHCCC: Improving the quality of post-abortion care during floods in Belkuchi, Bangladesh, Innovation Programme, IPPF, IPPF- SARO and University of Leicester.

Ray-Bennett, N.S., Corsel, D. and Goswami N. (2019) Policy Brief RHCC: Facilitating Opportunities for Reproductive Health Care during a flood in Bangladesh, Innovation Programme, IPPF, IPPF-SARO and University of Leicester.

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