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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...