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Publisher(s): UK Shelter Forum
Date: Feb 2014
Location: El Salvador, Brazil

Sometimes you fall upon things. The talk will focus on the observation (and the findings) of a (short) 10 day initial research trip to Parque S. Bartolomeu in Salvador da Bahia, Brasil where we...

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The American Red Cross Response to Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma

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The Emergency Capacity Building (ECB) pilot projects showcase the activities of three countries (Ethiopia, Guatemala and Indonesia) to identify models and promising practices for disaster risk...

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Between 22 October and 1 November 1998, Hurricane Mitch, a 180-mph Category 5 storm, theworst to hit the Gulf of Mexico in 200 years, swept through a number of Central Americancountriesdevastating...

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Date: Feb 2014

This architecture essay explores possible modifications to expand the use of the Oxfam Emergency Shelter (SES2).

Shelter SES2 is an emergency shelter designed to house refugees in disaster...

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Guidelines developed over the course of three workshops:

Flood Forecasting and Disaster Response Workshop (Tegucigalpa, Honduras, April 1999)
International Symposium on Flood...

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Date: Feb 2014

This report deals with the problems encountered by the poor in their struggle to find shelter, specifically addressing how current shelter policies are leaving the poor out of the shelter-delivery...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Honduras, Nicaragua

Hurricane Mitch caused tremendous losses to human life, property, livelihoods, and physical infrastructure throughout Central America. Its effects were greatest in two of the poorest countries in...

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Publisher(s): ProVention Consortium
Date: Feb 2014

This film is for DRR practitioners or those wishing to learn more about DRR practices. Good practice is demonstrated through case studies from Tajikistan, Malawi, India, Nicaragua, El Salvador,...

Content Type: Resource
Date: Jul 2008

The speaker compared three recent disasters in Guatemala, the Philippines and Bangladesh.  The focus of the discussion centred on the links between disaster areas, the availability of land and...

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