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This presentation provides an earthquake risk assessment of Mandalay city in Myanmar. It identifies areas of potentially high seismic risk, which will allow national and local authorities to make...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Somalia

How do we undertake shelter and reconstruction programs in countries where land and property ownership issues are understood through customary and religious law? What new forms of ownership,...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Zimbabwe

Overview of Zimbabwe's Department of Civil Protection disaster managment policy and institutions.

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Southern Africa

As a result of Apartheid, there are millions of displaced communities living in South African informal settlements. Although Government launched the ‘In-situ Upgrading of Informal Settlements’...

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Publisher(s): UK Shelter Forum
Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Architectural practices, engineering firms, and manufacturers have been ingenuous when designing shelters without repercussion in the field. Why have these innovative solutions been widely...

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Publisher(s): UK Shelter Forum
Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Housing and sanitation are often approached as two separate problems. With much debate surrounding the equitable and inclusive design and procurement of housing this often falls short of...

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Publisher(s): UK Shelter Forum
Date: Feb 2014
Location: India

Here is a presentation of a classroom building project in a stone quarry worker settlement in Navi Mumbai, India as a case study for demonstrating the notion of architectural collaboration as a...

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Publisher(s): UK Shelter Forum
Date: Feb 2014
Location: India

My research is relevant to any reconstruction or upgrading scheme working with an existing neighbourhood. Working within a ‘slum upgrading’ scheme in Agra, ‘cultural heritage preservation’ has...

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Publisher(s): UK Shelter Forum
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Chile

Chilean heritage areas were the most affected after the 2010 earthquake (8.8 in Richter scale), mainly due to poor maintenance and scarce funding, but also because of applied reconstruction...

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