Surabaya resources

This page is where you will find all the Surabaya associated partners projects, resources, reports, policies, and papers.


Research Centers, Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology

Description: research on climate adaptation, sustainability, infrastructure and disasters

Surabaya City Development Planning Agency

Description: access to policy documents



When non-climate urban policies contribute to building urban resilience to climate change: lessons learned from Indonesian cities, Asian Cities Climate Resilience

Description: report with several case studies in Surabaya

Policy Review: Opportunities for Enhancing Coastal Community Resilience and Climate Change Adaptation in Indonesia, USAID

Description: report contains case study of Surabaya’s coastal vulnerability

Academic articles

Pamungkas, A., Ciptaningrum, M. U., Jaelani, L. M., and Iranata, D. 2019. Surabaya Resilience Index for Potential Earthquakes: An Institutional Perspective. Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies, 23(1)

Description: application of CDRI to earthquake preparedness

Sayidah Sulma, Eko Kusratmoko, & Ratna Saraswati. (2013). Coastal Physical Vulnerability of Surabaya and Its Surrounding Area to Sea Level Rise. Makara Journal of Technology, 16(2), 163-170.

Description: a vulnerability index and multi-criteria analysis of the Surabaya region

Some, Wawan, Hafidz, Wardah, & Sauter, Gabriela. (2009). Renovation not relocation: The work of Paguyuban Warga Strenkali (PWS) in Indonesia. Environment & Urbanization, 21(2), 463-475.

Description: relationship between a social movement and government regarding riverside settlements and climate relocation

Kurniati, Ayu Candra, & Nitivattananon, Vilas. (2016). Factors influencing urban heat island in Surabaya, Indonesia. Sustainable Cities and Society, 27, 99-105.

Description: mixed method approach to urban heat islands and recommendations

Hawken, Scott, & Sunindijo, Riza Yosia. (2018). City of Kampung: Risk and resilience in the urban communities of Surabaya, Indonesia. International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation, 36(5), 543-568.

Description: risks and resilience of informal settlements

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