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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Fire followed by earthquake in Delhi has the potential to go well beyond the statistics of deaths and injuries. Such a disaster in the country's capital, which also happens to be a major...

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This resource aims to describe the burden of fires in displaced persons settlements and identify interventions/innovations that might address gaps in current humanitarian guidelines. The resource...

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This guideline aims to promote best practices of prevention, preparedness and response that will reduce fire-related hazards among the residents of informal settlements, residential and non-...

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Fire-related injuries are strongly associated with low-income and informal/temporary settlements, which are growing rapidly in an urbanising world. Fire policy and mitigation strategies in poorer...

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The impacts of fire are beginning to be recognised as a significant risk in informal settlements, but are still often overshadowed by the focus on formal built settlements. This Framework has been...

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The FEMA Damage Assessment Operations Manual is intended to expedite decision-making and the delivery of assistance by defining national standards for assessing damage and clearly outlining the...

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This resource is about how one can be secure from the effects fire outbreak in the informal settlements.

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This report provides the effects of the fire in the poorest areas, as they were informally constructed without any urban planning, leading to a high density of structures, proximity to the forests...

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Publisher(s): UNHCR
Date: Nov 2019

This presentation from UNHCR looks at fire safety, the design of fire protection in Shelter, and explores the minimum safe distance to maintain between shelter units to limit the risk of shelter...