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

Chair of Sustainable Construction – ETH Zürich

The Chair of Sustainable Construction focuses on the promotion of sustainable use of building materials throughout the life cycle of buildings...

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USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID/OFDA) remains at the forefront of the humanitarian community’s shelter and settlements (S&S) activities, all...

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Report on the quick assessment of IDPs of Lower Dir, Buner and Swat conducted by ICMC Pakistan in Mardan and Nowshehra Districts of NWFP

Content Type: Resource
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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

The United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination, (UNDAC) handbook is intended as an easily accessible reference guide for members of an UNDAC team before and during a mission to a disaster...

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Just after Cyclone Nargis struck the
coast of Myanmar on 2 and 3 May 2008, the
Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Dr Surin Pitsuwan, called on all...

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

The Pakistan Environment Programme (PEP) partners expect that the Technical Assistance (TA)
provided by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) will outline an actual...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

The development of the MIRA benefited from a wealth of experience and knowledge gathered
from United Nations agencies, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), donor and academic
...

Content Type: Resource
Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This video from the Assessment Capacities Project (ACAPS) presents 3 keys for humanitarian needs assessments as validity, reliability and ‘generalizability’.

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

States have the obligation to protect the rights of internally displaced persons (IDPs) to the same standard as that for all citizens. Humanitarian agencies are frequently called upon to support...

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

This document is aimed at mainstreaming the methodology for disaster damage and loss assessment (DaLA). It provides indispensable reference material for training programs to build institutional...

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