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Proposed draft. Standard for building against wind

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Myanmar

This report presents the results of the Myanmar country study. It analyzes the effects of activating the cluster approach following Cyclone Nargis and also takes into account the political nature...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Indonesia

This manual is based on an Indonesian experience and its associated knowledge. The main objectives with this manual are first to provide a practical introduction to the relationship between land...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Haiti

This white paper serves as the ?rst step in identifying what is needed to assure a safe, secure, and prosperous long-term building program within Haiti. The organizations endorsing this document...

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This document provides an overview of the current level of integration of environmental sustainability and disaster resilience in the building code of Bangladesh.

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Guidelines regarding housing typologies in Guatemala, with a special focus on confined masonry buildings with concrete blocks, tie-columns and beams. The February 1976 earthquake caused severe...

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Guidelines regarding housing typologies in Guatemala, with a special focus on adobe brick house. Buildings made of adobe brick masonry can still be found in all parts of Guatemala both in rural...

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Date: Feb 2014

There were many legal frameworks and engineering conditions of the construction systems in Arab countries. They were developed depending on the importance of the urban boom, taking into account...

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How important is sanitation during a humanitarian crisis? Why is it important to explore ecologicaland sustainable sanitation? This article looks at the case of Eastern Chad, an example of a...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Mozambique

When MSF first met to discuss the impact and implications of the drought in Mozambique, it became clear that the information available on the situation at the district level was subjective and...

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