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Case study on urban shelter upgrade after conflict. The purpose was to meet the shelter needs of displaced people living in urban temporary settlements in the cities of Galkayo and Bosasso in...

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This case study reviews two places in Zimbabwe prone to flooding. It examines causes of flooding, flood management practices, legal instruments and institutions in place to manage flood events....

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Zimbabwe

This paper recommends that allocation of residential stands in urban and peri-urban areas, and Growth Points in particular, should be reconsidered and done in a manner that promotes sustainable...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Philippines

Learning From Urban Transitional Settlement Response in the Philippines offers reflections and questions to ask oneself when faced with similar urban disasters to improve future transitional...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Haiti

This handbook documents Catholic Relief Service’s experience in planning and implementing its urban transitional shelter response in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The publication highlights challenges,...

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Publisher(s): Oxford University
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Indonesia

Tarpaulins, transitional shelters or permanent houses:how does the shelter assistance provided affect the recovery of communities after disaster?

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Publisher(s): Concern Zimbabwe
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Zimbabwe

Four years ago Concern began distributing food to rural Zimbabweans affected by drought. However, it became clear that short-term humanitarian responses needed to be reinforced with longer-term...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

The number of people at risk from natural hazards and human-induced disasters is increasing. At the same time there is growing recognition that science and technology can potentially make a huge...

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Publisher(s): Village Volunteers
Date: Feb 2014
Location: India

This manual on how to build a bamboo house comes as a result of research.The purpose of their research is to help communities where this kind of information is not accessible and yet the most...

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Kenya was the first country in the world to use mobile phones for cash transfers; through a service called M-PESA, developed by Safaricom Limited. Concern Worldwide has pioneered the use of M-PESA...

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