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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Following disaster, keeping families in their homes, or at least in their communities, is preferable to the alternative of evacuating them. As well as reducing temporary accommodation and...

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Date: Feb 2014
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Small municipalities in developing countries often find that procuring new low cost housing to relocate families living in disaster-prone areas is largely constrained by political, economical and...

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Date: Feb 2014
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Asia is the most disaster-prone continent and low-income communities in many countries are highly vulnerable to the impact of hazards. In this paper post-disaster shelter reconstruction projects...

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Date: Feb 2014
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Prefabrication is usually associated with one of the two prevailing approaches to post-disaster reconstruction, the top-down approach. However, this is based on a narrow view of prefabrication,...

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Date: Feb 2014
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UNITE is an innovative tent designed for disasters. Its hard shell container provides lockable storage within the tent when erected. Pictograms, colour coding and simple twist and lock mechanisms...

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Publisher(s): IRec
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Myanmar

This paper presents a framework for a multi-weather hazard early warning system for application over the Bay of Bengal primarily focusing on Myanmar. First it briefly describes the history of...

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Date: Feb 2014
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Disasters had great affects on the region and community that they occurred physically, socially, economically and psychologically. The community sometimes uses most of its capacity to overcome the...

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Date: Feb 2014
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In emergency conditions, the realization of a settlement develops according to an unplanned process then affecting the transformation - often permanent - of places through the imposition of...

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Date: Feb 2014
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Reconstruction projects, such as those conducted in Sudan since 2004, need an effective multidisciplinary planning and management framework, capable of responding to transitional and long-term...

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Date: Feb 2014
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The increased occurrence of natural disasters over the years have led to greater awareness of their impacts and the need to be prepared. New Zealand has encountered tsunamis, earthquakes and...

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