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Date: Feb 2014
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Describes some of the practical considerations when building walls with stabilised soil and is available through the Janathakshan website developed by Practical Action South Asia. This technology...

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This review summarises current debates on impact assessment in humanitarian aid, and identifies a series of challenges. It is based on research including a literature review, debates with ALNAP...

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Date: Feb 2014

This Network Paper explores the current and practice of contingency planning in humanitarian organisations. It sets out the key terms and concepts relating to contingency planning, explores the...

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Date: Feb 2014
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The purpose of the handbook is to provide those involved in nutrition coordination with relevant tools, guidance, information and resources to support their roles in facilitating predictable,...

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This study aims to explore how ALNAP members and the wider sector might prioritise innovation and risk-taking in policy and practice. It does so by first reviewing experience in the private,...

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Date: Feb 2014
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In 1996 Practical Action commissioned Paragon Ceramics to build an experimental lime kiln at Dedza in Malawi in partnership with local lime burners.

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Date: Feb 2014
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What is an energy efficient brick firing technology and how you compare it with other technologies.

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 Smoke in the home from cooking on wood, dung and crop waste kills nearly one million children a year. In its report, Smoke: the Killer in the Kitchen, published in 2004, Practical Action...

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Involving affected populations in operations to ensure their survival is one of the most difficult challenges confronting the humanitarian world. There are few recorded examples of affected...

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Date: Feb 2014
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Building standards and practices directly and significantly affect the general health, safety, and welfare of each and every community member of South Carolina.

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