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This document describes the use of bamboo as a flexible and affordable building material for inhabitants living below the poverty line in Bangladesh.
This paper contends that geomaterials have an important role to play in providing householders with the best resistance possible to the hazards which they can expect. An understanding of earth...
Housing is a more complex commodity than most economists realise. Safety and comfort are still the basic essentials for housing. Housing is a composite social good. There are single family houses...
This paper looks at the ways in which housing schemes should be devised.
This paper reflects upon post-flood field investigations in the severely flood-affected Manikganj district and proposes an agenda for organisations implementing low-income rural housing Programs...
This paper describes the development of a GIS and remote sensing based expert system for disaster management purpose.
This paper describes the management of disaster relief post the Orissa Cyclone.
This paper discusses the advantages of micro and small enterprises and their environmental benefits.
This paper seeks to show that upgradation of rural markets to growth centers, by providing necessary infrastructures, improves rural economy as a whole.
This report describes the outcome of a number of workshops in the humanitarian sector.