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Las políticas del plan de gobierno de la Unidad Nacional de la Esperanza –UNE-, son el esfuerzo de seis años de trabajo de ciudadanos guatemaltecos, representantes de todos los sectores de la...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Guatemala

Recommended Structural Standard for Design and Construction for the Republic of Guatemala evaluating buildings to withstand seismic activity.

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Guidelines regarding housing typologies in Guatemala, with a special focus on confined masonry buildings with concrete blocks, tie-columns and beams. The February 1976 earthquake caused severe...

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Estas normas son requisitos mínimos para el diseño de obra nueva, para remodelación y/o reparación de obra existente y para la evaluación de la vulnerabilidad y potencial readecuación de obra...

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Guidelines regarding housing typologies in Guatemala, with a special focus on adobe brick house. Buildings made of adobe brick masonry can still be found in all parts of Guatemala both in rural...

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This report provides an overview of land tenure and land administration issues in Guatemala. The evolution of land tenure in Guatemala is a mix of the native Mayan Civilization’s hierarchical...

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“Pounds of Prevention” is a series of short articles that illustrate how disaster risk reduction works and why it is important. This case study on Guatemala, takes a behind-the-scenes look at aid...

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Operation update on the disaster response after the 2012 earthquake in Guatemala.

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The deterioration or absence of plaster walls in houses and poor hygienic conditions are the most important risk factors for indoor Triatoma dimidiata infestation in Guatemala. A crossdisciplinary...

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