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Publisher(s): InterAction
Date: Feb 2014

For decades, aid actors have widely acknowledged the importance of facilitating effective transitions from relief to development and grappled with the operational and policy challenges of...

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School safety and education are both key to reducing the impact of disasters. The role of education in reducing disaster risks is enshrined in all global commitments and frameworks. Foremost among...

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This volume debates and informs on themes such as housing, participation, and vulnerability in relation to large-scale post-disaster reconstruction. It is a contribution to ongoing debate in terms...

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This report is part of chapter 4 in the book Safer Homes, Stronger Communities: A Handbook for Reconstruction after Natural Disasters. This chapter covers the disaster timeline and how to apply...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Sri Lanka

Since 1983, Sri Lanka has suffered a civil war which has killed thousands and displaced more than 530, 000 people, mainly Tamils. Significant proportions of housing have been destroyed or damaged...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Sri Lanka

Contents: Intensity of the DisasterStrategies Adopted by the StateAchievementsLessons Learned

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On December 26, 2004, a magnitude 9. 0 earthquake off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, triggered a series of massive tsunamis that devastated communities in 10 countries surrounding the Indian...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Sri Lanka

This case study illustrates the traditional techniques adopted for the production of lime hydrate in Sri Lanka and compares the methods used with dolomite and coral as the raw materials. The...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Sri Lanka

The absence of professional knowledge regarding coordination, and the occasional shortage of technical and methodological expertise, added to the usual resistance to coordination, made it a...

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Date: Feb 2014

This report brings to donors, staff and friends of Save the Children across the world a summary of the achievements of Save the Children's relief and reconstruction efforts in the region,...

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