Still Standing

Author: Theo Schilderman
Publisher: Practical Action Pub
ISBN: 9781853398391
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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
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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: 29.47 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: 67.56 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 ...

Water First

Author: Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt
Publisher: SAGE Publications India
ISBN: 8178299992
Size: 65.56 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.

Humanitarian Architecture

Author: Esther Charlesworth
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317690796
Size: 78.60 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.

Designing To Heal

Author: Jenny Donovan
Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING
ISBN: 0643106480
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Planning and Urban Design Response to Disaster and Conflict Jenny Donovan
... tsunami that sought to ensure that redevelopment should not occur in the area
considered to be at risk from future tsunamis. ... In their study of 'Post-disaster
recovery dilemmas: challenges in balancing short-term and long-term needs for
vulnerability reduction' Jane Ingram and ... In May of 2005 the only structures that
were still standing were a few concrete homes and a group of small two- or three-
story ...

Community Based Landslide Risk Reduction

Author: Malcolm G. Anderson
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 0821394568
Size: 21.22 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 ...

Dull Disasters

Author: Daniel J. Clarke
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198785577
Size: 68.57 MB
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Economic losses from disasters are now reaching an average of US$250--$300 billion a year.