Still Standing

Author: Theo Schilderman
Publisher: Practical Action Pub
ISBN: 9781853398391
Size: 60.75 MB
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This book describes the stories of the project beneficiaries and how their houses have changed, within contexts that have kept changing too.

Urban Disaster Resilience

Author: David Sanderson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317533941
Size: 59.87 MB
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Reconstruction in Vietnam: less to lose! Examples of the experience of
Development Workshop France in Vietnam. In Schilderman T. Parker E. Still
Standing? Looking Back at Reconstruction and Disaster Risk Reduction in
Housing. Rugby: ...

Recovery From Disaster

Author: Ian Davis
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317395271
Size: 43.88 MB
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Evaluation of the Reconstruction of Malkondji village, Maharashtra following the
Latur Earthquake of 1993. ... In Schilderman, T. and Parker, E. (eds), Still
Standing? Looking Back at Reconstruction and Disaster Risk Reduction in
Housing.

Safer Homes Stronger Communities

Author: Abhas K. Jha
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 9780821382684
Size: 43.12 MB
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This handbook is designed to guide public sector managers and development practitioners through the process of large-scale housing reconstruction after major disasters, based on the experiences of recent reconstruction programs in Aceh ...

Community Based Landslide Risk Reduction

Author: Malcolm G. Anderson
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 0821394568
Size: 51.25 MB
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The book aims to establish three foundations for delivering ex-ante landslide risk reduction: • a scientific base: landslide hazard can often be reduced through the construction of strategically aligned networks of surface drains; • a ...

Humanitarian Architecture

Author: Esther Charlesworth
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317690796
Size: 24.80 MB
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mAggie stephenson Post-earthquake rural housing reconstruction programme
Pakistan A. learn and to think instead about outcomes: optimizing the local
economic impact, increasing skills and awareness, reducing risk. Architectural
practice is usually conceived in terms of outputs; we do not tend to look at the
impact of our own work. But in shelter ... We started by standing back, watching
how locals work and then asking them why they do what they do, what they think
about it.

Dull Disasters

Author: Daniel J. Clarke
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198785577
Size: 17.77 MB
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Economic losses from disasters are now reaching an average of US$250--$300 billion a year.

Water First

Author: Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt
Publisher: SAGE Publications India
ISBN: 8178299992
Size: 19.69 MB
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This book outlines the contemporary issues and challenges that confront both the nations and the communities of the South Asian region, particularly India, where control over water has always been a symbol of social and political power.

Toward Resilience

Author: Marilise Turnbull
Publisher: Practical Action
ISBN: 9781853397868
Size: 20.40 MB
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Toward Resilience: A Guide to Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation is an introductory resource for development and humanitarian practitioners working with populations at risk of disasters and other impacts of climate change ...

At Risk

Author: Piers Blaikie
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134528612
Size: 44.33 MB
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Examining key natural events and incorporating strategies to create a safer world, this revised edition is an important resource for those involved in the fields of environment and development studies.