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This paper outlines ways in which to build flood shelters and stock them effectively for emergencies.

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A recent study (Ashfaque, 1997) reviews some of the low cost houses being constructed in Bangladesh and finds out the structural deficiencies in them. Also the structural performance of bamboo has...

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This paper discusses current research projects supported by the Grameen Trust and the Housing & Hazards (H&H) HEL (Higher Educational Link) between BUET and the University of Exeter, UK in...

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This paper discusses organisational initiatives for resettlement of rural communities that have lost their houses due to various natural calamities like river erosion, flood, cyclone etc, in...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This evaluation of the World Bank's experience with natural disasters was done by the Independent Evaluation Group“World Bank at the request of the Bank's Board of Executive Directors....

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Bangladesh is a disaster prone country which has been facing perennial problems of natural disasters. Most houses in the rural areas in Bangladesh are of non-engineered roof construction which...

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The majority of housing in cyclone-prone zones is non-engineered thatched construction. These structures have virtually no lateral load resistance mechanism. They can rarely survive even a...

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Date: Apr 2019
Location: All Countries

In November 2016, a consortium of CARE International UK, Overseas Development Institute,...

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Evidence from the field of strong wind-prone areas indicates that there is a socially perceived need of more engineering knowledge and improved construction of domestic dwellings.

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Most government or external initiatives have traditionally paid little attention to addressing the underlying causes of vulnerability cause by cyclonic storm. The management practice and modes of...

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