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We are pleased to announce the 4th International Conference on Building Resilience, incorporating the 3rd Annual Meeting of the ANDROID Disaster Resilience Network. The conference is jointly...
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In 2014, we are delighted to be co-hosting the conference with the National University of Civil Engineering (NUCE), located in central Hanoi, Vietnam. Hanoi, with over a thousand years of history, is...
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This Report addresses the common environmental problems of Haiti and the challenges which arised in both sourcing and disposal of material in shelter projects.

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Mapping the Effects of Climate Change on Human Migration and Displacement

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Italy

The study advances arguments for considering bamboo stands as forests under UNFCCC, the Kyoto Protocol, in IPCC reports, and future agreements on climate change mitigation and adaptation.

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This review focuses on woody bamboos with the highest diversity recorded in the Asia-Pacific region where bamboos play a major role in ecosystem dynamics in many forests.

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Disaster response in an urban environment presents a wide variety of challenges. Humanitarian organisations often have more experience of disaster response in rural settings, and local authorities...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Haiti

This document was prepared for œArchitecture for Humanity? in the aftermath of the 2010 Haiti earthquake. It is intended to provide some general recommendations for improved building practices in...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

The maximum loss to life and property in the Asian Region, due to frequent occurrence of natural disasters, dictates the need for the evolution of safer habitat, which can respond and resist the...

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In this paper a set of models are developed using neural network (NN) technique. It is observed that NN technique can be applied successfully to predict the casualties and damages caused by...

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