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Publisher(s): ProAct
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Switzerland

This booklet is a short guide for shelter practitioners with little experience of centralised disaster waste settings, mainly in response to large disasters. It highlights key issues and...

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Some 20 million tonnes of waste resulted from the Great East Japan Earthquake (GEJE). The amount of debris in Iwate Prefecture was 11 times greater than in a normal year, and in Miyagi 19 times...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Case studies relating to the disposal and reuse of post-disaster waste.

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Publisher(s): Shelter CentreProAct
Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This booklet is a short guide for shelter practitioners with little experience of centralised disaster waste settings, mainly in response to large disasters. It highlights key issues and...

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Disaster waste is a well-recognized threat to health, safety and the environment, and can
also be a major impediment to post-disaster rescue operations.

Experience shows that disaster...

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The focus of these guidelines outlined in the document, is on how to deal with disaster waste in the emergency and (early) recovery phases, to ensure that either the 'value' of the...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Disaster events can generate large volumes of solid waste that overwhelm waste management and emergency authorities and impact on the affected community. Despite the potential impact of disaster...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

These Guidelines have been developed as part of a SIDA (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency) funded by UNDP Pilot Project on Rubble Recovery within the damaged areas of Southern...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This technical note outlines some of the key activities in dealing with solid waste in the immediate aftermath of a disaster. Solid waste refers here to all non-liquid wastes (e. g. rubbish or...

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Publisher(s): CARE International
Date: Feb 2016
Location: Philippines

On the 8th of November 2013 super typhoon Haiyan, known in the Philippines as Yolanda, made landfall in the Philippines. It proceeded as a category 5 typhoon across the central Philippines,...

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