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We are pleased to announce the 4th International Conference on Building Resilience, incorporating the 3rd Annual Meeting of the ANDROID Disaster Resilience Network. The conference is jointly...
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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Nigeria

This study investigates the differences and similarities that exist between flood and rainstorm victims in rural and urban communities of Kwara State, Nigeria. The study obtained data from a...

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Urban riverine flooding can be worsened by local urban processes and activities that cause river flow obstruction and pollution. This case study presents the flood mitigation efforts by Marikina...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

The Primer for Integrated Flood Risk Management in Asia is a how-to reference manual for all stakeholders engaged in development at all levels, who in their daily work need to understand basic...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

The Primer for Integrated Flood Risk Management in Asia is a ˜how-to' reference manual for all stakeholders engaged in development at all levels, who in their daily work need to understand...

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Proshika is one of the largest national non-governmental development organisations in Bangladesh. Since its inception in 1967 it has been endeavouring to engender a participatory process of...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This Manual has been designed as a guide to assist the Environmental Health (EH) sector in the development of contingency plans for flood events. It outlines the basic steps in the contingency...

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Publisher(s): Lund University
Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Buildings in developing countries are often designed without taking sufficient account of the climate. Factors such as the urban surroundings or site charac-
teristics, orientation and...

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Publisher(s): Lund University
Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

The following topics are included in the report: Health hazards from paints during application Health hazards from paints in service; Health hazards from timber preservatives during application;...

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Publisher(s): Oxford University
Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Preventing displacement is obviously a worthwhile objective. Being displaced puts people at a higher risk of being both impoverished and unable to enjoy their human rights. Such a situation is...

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