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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This Manual provides practical guidance on how to produce durable concrete in rural environments of developing countries using local materials. It is aimed primarily at the practising Engineer who...

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This booklet is aimed to help humanitarian aid workers make more informed decisions on the use of plastic sheeting in emergencies. The target audience includes programme managers, � eld based...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Bangladesh

While there have been successful initiatives towards improving the performance of new construction by incorporation of appropriate designs, cost-effective flood-resistant techniques and building...

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This report provides an overview of land tenure and land administration issues in Guatemala. The evolution of land tenure in Guatemala is a mix of the native Mayan Civilization’s hierarchical...

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Publisher(s): UK Shelter Forum
Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Architectural practices, engineering firms, and manufacturers have been ingenuous when designing shelters without repercussion in the field. Why have these innovative solutions been widely...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This note is about simple treatment of drinking water at point-of-use for people in, or just after an emergency. The options suggested are quick short-term measures to provide a safe survival...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This book addresses sustainable planning and construction after natural events such as earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, etc. and asserts it is yet possible, in theory and in practice, to construct...

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This document can also be found on the official website of the University of Huddersfield at: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/23913/....

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This paper reviews the first of two Hosing & Hazards studies into affordable techniques for strengthening Kutcha housing. A participatory survey identified the common building materials in use...

Content Type: Resource
Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This is an overview of the principles of providing water in emergency situations. It outlines the planning procedures necessary for ensuring adequate supply, rather than focusing on design. As...

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