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Alternative Shelter solutions explain IFRC's Self-sheltering Programme in Haiti. Providing safe and improved shelter solutions which help people to leave overcrowded camps and allow them to...

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Publisher(s): Habitat For Humanity
Date: Dec 2009

The 2nd Asia-Pacific Housing Forum (first in 2007 hosted in Singapore) took place in the Philippines on 7 – 9th September 2009 and was attended by 440 delegates from 36 countries.  The forum...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This book presents the concepts, procedures, and code provisions that are currently being used to make structures as earthquake resistant as is presently feasible. The book begins by describing...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Pakistan

The aim of this study is to enrich the understanding of existence of gender discrimination in Pakistan in
reality in Islamic perspective. It further explores is there any relationship...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Adequate shelter for all was one of two main themes at the Second United Nations Conference on Human Settlements, Habitat II, which took place in Istanbul, Turkey in June 1996. The Habitat II...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Switzerland

The present report focuses on the realization of the right to adequate housing in post-disaster settings. The report assesses human rights standards and guidelines relevant to an approach to...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

In recent years, international humanitarian agencies have been adapting their
responses to emergencies. Many have begun using cash-based initiatives, alongside
or in place of...

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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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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Today, humanitarians work in some of the most volatile and insecure environments in the world. Even as they come under increasing attack, humanitarian workers find ways to continue delivering life...

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The main objectives of this study have been two-fold. On the one hand, the study has attempted to establish the extent of financial vulnerability of governments and households to natural hazards...

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