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Yung-Fang Chen


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Dr Yung-Fang Chen is Senior Lecturer in Disaster Management and Emergency Planning at Coventry University. The focus of her research is on the risk communication and methodology of planning and evaluating emergency/crisis response training and exercises. Her current projects include tasks for post disaster assistance, in particular, community resilience, reconstruction and social vulnerability. She is also interested in disaster risk reduction education pedagogy. Other research interests include e-learning pedagogy, risk assessment and management.  She has been involved in a few community resilience building projects. 

Research Interests

Training exercise and simulation; disaster risk reduction education; post disaster reconstruction; community resilience; urban resilience; computer aided teaching; pedegogy; Serious Games; rlood management; risk communication; corporate governance;  risk, crisis and disaster management

Education / Academic qualification

MA, Coventry University

MA, Tunghai University

Degree, Tunghai University

Doctorate, University of Portsmouth

External positions

External examiner

30 Sep 201630 Sep 2020

Senior consultant, Emergency Management & Security Affair Consultants Co,. Ltd.

11 Mar 201410 Mar 2018

External examiner, University of Huddersfield

30 Sep 201130 Sep 2015


  • JA Political science (General)
  • L Education (General)
  • G Geography (General)

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Research Output 2008 2017

Post-disaster reconstruction strategies: a case study in Taiwan

Chen, Y-F. 2017 Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments. Sternberg, T. (ed.). Oxon: Routledge, p. 11-33 23 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewChapter

housing project
disaster management

Post disaster reconstruction in Taiwan

Chen, Y-F. 2016 Asian Law in Disasters: Toward a human-centred recovery. Kaneko, Y., Matsuoka, K. & Toyoda, T. (eds.). Oxon: Routledge, p. 302-314 12 p. 16

Research output: ResearchChapter

disaster management

A discussion on the world highest risk city

Chen, Y-F. 23 Sep 2015 In : Liberty Times Net.

Research output: ResearchArticle

An evaluation of the ‘Emergency Response Exercise Programme’ in Taiwan

Wang, J. J., Maa, S-Y., Chen, Y-F., Hsiao, H-C. & Yang, Y-Y. 2015 p. 73-80

Research output: ResearchPaper

search and rescue
decision making

Activities 2009 2015

  • 4 Participation in conference

CDMHR 2015 Conference: Training Exercises for Disaster Resilience

Chen, Y. (Organising Committee)
16 Jul 201517 Jul 2015

Activity: Participation in conference

2nd International Conference on Disaster Management and Human Health: Reducing Risk, Improving Outcomes

Chen, Y. (Speaker)
11 May 201113 May 2011

Activity: Participation in conference

ThaiSim Conference

Chen, Y. (Speaker)
25 Mar 201027 Mar 2010

Activity: Participation in conference

Taiwan Disaster Management Society Conference

Chen, Y. (Speaker)
18 Sep 200920 Sep 2009

Activity: Participation in conference