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Report the situation regarding regional response to the Syrian Crisis, focusing on Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Turkey.

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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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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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Following the 17 August 1999 earthquake in Western Turkey, approximately 120, 000 people needed to be housed in transitional shelters. This document details a project to construct and deliver...

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This presentation reviews the experiences of the relief and reconstruction programs implemented to address the impacts of the Marmara earthquake in Turkey. Key issues discussed include the...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Turkey

The Istanbul metropolitan area, with its 12 million populations, is accepted to be under risk of one or more earthquakes which will cause more than 600, 000 victims to become homeless. The paper...

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Date: Feb 2014

This architecture essay explores possible modifications to expand the use of the Oxfam Emergency Shelter (SES2).

Shelter SES2 is an emergency shelter designed to house refugees in disaster...

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Date: Feb 2014

Plenty is known about the capacity of people and their organisations to create and improve their own shelter. Much less is known about the links between government and commercial private interests...

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This paper presents an integrated analytic framework for tackling climate change through mainstreaming disaster risk management into overall development planning in urban areas. It discusses the...