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Date: Feb 2014

Bamboo as a green building material.
Project of the Handmade School in Bangladesh.

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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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The American Red Cross Response to Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma

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Date: Feb 2014

In September 17 and 18, hurricane Jeanne affected the northwest of Haiti, killing to more than 1, 600 people and destroying crops, cattle and at least 5, 000 houses. The most important damage...

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Date: Feb 2014

This report will details recovery efforts that state government made in the 12-24 month period after Hurricane Katrina. A summary of the work of the federal government, local governments,...

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The cluster approach was introduced as part of humanitarian reform in 2005. Itseeks to make humanitarian assistance more effective by introducing a systemof sectoral coordination with designated...

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Date: Feb 2014

A practical guide for all those involved in the Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Cluster. The Handbook aims to support Cluster actors to achieve effective coordination to improve the sectoral...

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Date: Feb 2014

The below document summarizes the main issues emerging from three exercises: Development of an Analytical Framework against which to assess efforts toimplement the cluster approach at the field...

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In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of humanitarian responses where cash has been used to help facilitate shelter & housing reconstruction. To encourage a broader...

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Date: Feb 2014

The key findings and lessons learned in New Orleans are presented in Chapter 4. These include: the importance of resilient building systems and back-up power and water, internal self-sufficiency...

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