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This paper presents key insights that emerge from the case studies conducted by the Pakistan research group of the Swiss National Center for Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South. The core...

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With the rise in the number of disasters and international actors involved, international disaster response is becoming increasingly complex from a regulatory standpoint. Legal problems are...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

The relief community can benefit from the insights offered by a political economy approach to war. This essentially means analysing the production and distribution of power, wealth and destitution...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Center of Science for Villages (CSV) was set up in 1977 act as a technology transfer centre for reviving the rural economy. CSV works to salvage traditional sciences through appropriate technology...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

The number of people at risk from natural hazards and human-induced disasters is increasing. At the same time there is growing recognition that science and technology can potentially make a huge...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Indonesia

This handbook summarizes the experiences and lessons learned from the implementation of a community-based disaster risk management (CBDRM) component in the context of IOM post-disaster recovery...

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Date: Feb 2014
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Lecture notes for Health Science Students on Disaster prevention and preparedness in order to define disaster, hazard, vulnerability and risk, d™escribe the types and the causes of disasters,...

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Publisher(s): Prevention Web
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Burundi

This risk profile is an analysis of the mortality and economic loss risk for three weather-related hazards: tropical cyclones, floods and landslides. In addition new insights have been gained into...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This paper explores the impacts of economic, cultural and political globalization processes on urban Africa. It identifies changing globalization trends, explores the impacts on Sub-Saharan Africa...

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This study explored the possibility of employing burnt bricks produced locally by completely traditional methods as pavers on unpaved agrarian and rural earth roads in indigent communities. The...

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