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This report describes data collected in Bangladesh amongst the low-income groups regarding their housing situations.
Design and construction of houses to resist natural hazards in Bangladesh, particularly in relation to the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction.
Introduction to proceedings of the first international Housing & Hazards workshop to explore practical building for safety solutions. Dhaka, Bangladesh, 3-5 December 1996.
Every year thousands of houses are damaged by floods. Bangladesh is located on a delta - as a result, flooding is a common phenomenon in this region. The physical characteristic of the land also...
This paper proposes earthquake magnitude and peak ground acceleration values for greate Sylhet region that is to be considered for return periods of 50, 100, 200 years.
Discussion on section 1 (Design and Construction Technologies) and section 2 (Dissemination and Implementation) with noted from field visits to National House Building Research Institute, Dhaka;...
This paper deals specifically with issues pertaining to the improvement of kutcha housing (that is, houses made from bamboo, thatch and mud in which most of the population lives).
This study describes the role of women in repairing and maintaining their houses and how education can help them to create more resilient housing.
Discussion on Grameen bank's experiences with providing credit to enable low-income families to pay for housing improvements and on the model house.
The Housing & Hazards Group (H&H) piloted a series of Building for Safety workshops during its first field study in 1997 (Carter, 1997). The study was connected in Sundurban Union,...