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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Every year, natural events, such as earthquakes, floods, storms, heatwaves and droughts cause huge humanitarian and economic damage around the world. Although we are now better able to identify...

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The majority of housing in cyclone-prone zones is non-engineered thatched construction. These structures have virtually no lateral load resistance mechanism. They can rarely survive even a...

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Date: Feb 2014

Summarizes information on wood as an engineering material. Presents properties of wood and wood-based products of particular concern to the architect and engineer. Includes discussion of designing...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This presentation highlights the properties of bamboo as a potential building / design / construction / engineering material. It explores the physical anatomy of bamboo, its structural and...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This book presents the concepts, procedures, and code provisions that are currently being used to make structures as earthquake resistant as is presently feasible. The book begins by describing...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Indonesia

The report examines the constraints in the housing market beginning with a brief overview of the formal financial sector and the cooperative and micro financial institutions of Indonesia. It shows...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This report presents the key finding of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Conference on Natural Catastrophe Risk Insurance Mechanisms for Asia and the Pacific held in Tokyo in November 2008. It...

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Bangladesh is a disaster prone country which has been facing perennial problems of natural disasters. Most houses in the rural areas in Bangladesh are of non-engineered roof construction which...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

A key objective for a global strategy aiming to reduce the impacts of natural and technological hazards is the development of national mechanisms for disaster risk reduction. These mechanisms are...

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The objective of this paper is to select suitable lateral load resistance system, investigate the uplift mechanism of the roof, select proper location of door and windows, etc, for the rural hut...

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