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Content Type: Collection
Publisher(s):
Date: Aug 2020
Location: All Contries

This collection contains guidelines, plans, and strategies for the management of debris in the aftermath of disasters. Resources are in English.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (...

Content Type: Resource

This book provides information on selecting, specifying, procuring, using, and distributing timber and bamboo as construction materials for small and medium-sized buildings in humanitarian...

Content Type: Resource
Sector(s):
Date: Jun 2022
Location: Global

What are ‘Nature-based solutions’, or NbS? How can they help build resilience to disasters and climate change impacts? Why is NbS relevant? How can I apply NbS in my work and everyday life? In...

Content Type: Resource
Date: Feb 2014

This housing report provides information regarding housing typologies in the Palastinian territories, with a special focus on unreinforced concrete and masonry bearing construction (designed for...

Content Type: Resource

This IOM document detials the technical running of the Bamboo treatment facility built by IOM to support the shelter programs for the Rohingya Refugee Camps in Southern Bangladesh.  The Facility...

Content Type: Resource

In many countries around the world, building and bridge structures with close proximity to known earthquake faults have been constructed with little consideration to the effects of strong ground...

Content Type: Resource
Sector(s):
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Colombia

This guide first lays out the relevant building codes in force in Colombia for small and medium scale construction projects. Subsequent sections discuss factors affecting earthquake vulnerability...

Content Type: Resource
Sector(s):
Publisher(s):
Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

The purpose of this latest guideline is twofold: to promote natural ventilation design for infection control in health care (Part 1); andto describe the basic principles of how to design,...

Content Type: Resource
Publisher(s):
Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This handbook provides simple guidelines for safe construction of the two most common structural systems for single family homes in rural Indonesia: confined brick masonry and timber frame with...

Content Type: Resource
Sector(s):
Date: Feb 2014
Location: India

This report discusses how wind damages buildings, how to assess damage, and how to build or strengthen structures to avoid wind damage. While it is attempted to give information for planning and...

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