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This housing report looks at housing typologies in Nepal, with a focus on traditional oval-shaped rural stone houses. This is a typical rural construction concentrated in the central mid-mountain...

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Case study in order to learn more about how legislation can support ot impede disaster risk reduction, particularly at the community level.

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Publisher(s): Shelter Centre
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Nepal

A presentation of a case study regarding Bhutanese refugees in the Jhapa camp in Nepal in 1997.

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Myanmar

This case study presents proposals for building an improved housing, land and property rights framework that protects the people and supports sustainable economic development in Burma. The...

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In many countries around the world, building and bridge structures with close proximity to known earthquake faults have been constructed with little consideration to the effects of strong ground...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Myanmar

This case study provides an overview of Save the Shildren's Disaster Preparedness Programm in Myanmar. The Disaster Response and Resilience Learning Project is an inter-agency capacity...

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Publisher(s): Shelter Case Studies
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Myanmar

A case study regarding shelter construction in Myanmar after Cyclone Nargis in 2008. It provides an overview of the humanitarian operation after the disaster, with an emhpazise on strengths and...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Indonesia

A report on creating earthquake resistant housing that considers indigenous principles, knowledge and techniques on the island Nias in Indonesia.

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Publisher(s): Shelter Case Studies
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Indonesia

A case study on the series of earthquakes that struck West Sumatra in 2009. It analyses West Sumatras conditions before and after the earthquake, the response capacity, emergency response,...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Indonesia

Managing Post-Disaster conservation of Heritage buildings in order to help preserve culture and history.

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