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
Size: 59.20 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: Practical Action Publishing, pp. 115¥136. Maynard, V., Parikh, P
., Simpson, D. and da Silva, J. (2014). Emerging stronger? Assessing the
outcomes of Habitat for Humanity«s reconstruction programme following the
Indian Ocean Tsunami.

Recovery From Disaster

Author: Ian Davis
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131739528X
Size: 48.74 MB
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Looking back at agency-driven housing reconstruction in India: case studies from
Maharashtra, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. In Schilderman, T. and Parker, E. (eds),
Still Standing? Looking Back at Reconstruction and Disaster Risk Reduction in
Housing. Rugby, UK: Practical Action Publishing, pp. 38–59. ECA. 2012. The
European Union's Solidarity Fund's Response to the 2009 Abruzzi Earthquake:
The Relevance and Cost of Operations. Special Report No. 24. Luxembourg:
European ...

Safer Homes Stronger Communities

Author: Abhas K. Jha
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 9780821382684
Size: 37.92 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 ...

Humanitarian Architecture

Author: Esther Charlesworth
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317690796
Size: 36.58 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 ... We started by standing
back, watching how locals work and then asking them why they do what they do,
what they think about it. We didn't start from anything we have to say. You listen to
what ...

Designing To Heal

Author: Jenny Donovan
ISBN: 0643106480
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2006). In their study of 'Post-disaster recovery dilemmas: challenges in balancing
short-term and long-term needs for vulnerability reduction' Jane Ingram and
colleagues point out that although the buffer zone was short lived: 'The post-
tsunami buffer zone has am lified ... 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
hotels that were undergoing repairs and expansion in the midst of the recovery

Populations At Risk Of Disaster

Author: Elena Correa
Publisher: World Bank
ISBN: 9780821387733
Size: 64.68 MB
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"This book is designed for governments that make decisions on the application of preventive resettlement programs a disaster risk reduction measures, as well as for institutions and professionals in charge of preparing and implementing ...

Disaster Risk Management In Asia And The Pacific

Author: Ian Davis
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317644875
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This book uses two international frameworks—the Millennium Development Goals and the Hyogo Framework for Action, a program focused on disaster risk management—to study the key trends in the region in terms of disaster incidence, sources ...

Climate Resilient Cities

Author: Neeraj Prasad
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 9780821377758
Size: 46.97 MB
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The book helps local governments create training, capacity building, and capital investment programs for building sustainable, resilient communities.


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Mayor Ray Nagin, rejuvenated after his reelection, says that bringing New
Orleans back to its former glory may take time, but it will happen. “Planning for
New ... As I look at New York, and see what they have done, it's five or six years
later [since 9/11], and they are still planning to reconstruct the World Trade
Center. There's no manual. ... The results of the tests indicate that there's nothing
to pose an undue risk to the health of any current or returning residents." One
New Orleans family, ...