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Disaster waste is a well-recognized threat to health, safety and the environment, and can
also be a major impediment to post-disaster rescue operations.

Experience shows that disaster...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Case studies relating to the disposal and reuse of post-disaster waste.

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Japan

In the aftermath of the tragic events in Japan of 11 March 2011, I ampleased UNEP has been able to contribute to the post-disaster effort.

One year after the disaster, the environmental,...

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Some 20 million tonnes of waste resulted from the Great East Japan Earthquake (GEJE). The amount of debris in Iwate Prefecture was 11 times greater than in a normal year, and in Miyagi 19 times...

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The main point of reference for this study is the 2010 Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Framework on Durable Solutions for Internally Displaced Persons (IASC Framework), which lays out...

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Publisher(s): Shelter Centre
Date: Jul 2008

This session was a discussion of the contents structure of the revision of 'Shelter After Disaster - Guidelines for Assistance' (D1 in the Shelter Centre programme), which will be undertaken by UN...

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Date: Jul 2008
Location: Sri Lanka, Colombia

The speaker presented an overview of the work of COHRE, including the work recently done in Sri Lanka and Colombia. 'The Pinheiro Principles' (COHRE, 2003) on property restitution and land rights...

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Publisher(s): Shelter Centre
Date: Jul 2008

The review procedure for the revision of Shelter after Disaster was agreed and the table of contents finalised.

Participants were also invited to mention any assessment tools of which they...

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Date: Jul 2008
Location: Sri Lanka

The speaker described her analysis of benefits of owner-driven programmes in Sri Lanka in relation to donor-assisted programmes.

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The Red Cross Movement has responded to meeting the shelter needs following many of natural disasters and in doing so has developed a range of transitional shelter solutions for different contexts...

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