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Content Type: Resource
Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

The purpose of this workbook is to facilitate the capacity building of local government officials on Community-based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) in PDRSEA target countries including Cambodia...

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The floods of 1987-88 and the cyclone of 1991 hammered the backbone of our national economy as well as our development. The 1988 flood alone destroyed about 1. 25 million houses and twice as many...

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This paper discusses how the quality of houses can be improved through better design and use of more permanent building materials, which will consequently lead to lower damages during natural...

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This paper reflects upon post-flood field investigations in the severely flood-affected Manikganj district and proposes an agenda for organisations implementing low-income rural housing Programs...

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African countries: Nigeria, The Gambia, Senegal and Sierra Leone. This first draft report of the investigation is intended for use during a consultation process with relevant role players, in...

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This paper, commissioned by the Office of the UN Special Envoy for Tsunami Recovery, is one of a range of studies designed to contribute to lesson learning within the humanitarian reform agenda....

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With regards to taking part in disaster management of Merapi Volcano Eruption, USAID through ESP has conducted a quick assessment from May 15-18 to identify problems of clean water, sanitation,...

Content Type: Resource
Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

In 2009, donors provided over 11. 5 billion USD in aid to respond to needs of millions of people affected by conflicts and natural disasters around the world. Ensuring that aid is used correctly...

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Publisher(s): Government of India
Date: Feb 2014
Location: India

Gujarat has reconstructed the towns and villages devastated by the earthquake of 2001. The experiences gained in building back better with participation of the affected communities are often cited...

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Publisher(s): Government of India
Date: Feb 2014
Location: India

A typical design of small dwelling unit for seismic zone III, IV, & V showing architectural and structural drawing for brick wall and stone masonry wall. Disaster management occupies an...

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