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Date: Feb 2014
Location: India

This report discusses how wind damages buildings, how to assess damage, and how to build or strengthen structures to avoid wind damage. While it is attempted to give information for planning and...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World
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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This study makes a comparative analysis of 15 cities in the Asian region, including some megacities, medium sized cities, and smaller cities, in their capacity to absorb stress, to manage it and...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Haiti

In 1980 Hurricane Allen brushed along the southern coast of Haiti and did considerable damage to several communities. Although damage was relatively light, Allen demonstrated that the majority of...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This Report is premised on the belief that in many countries the process of development itself has a huge impact - both positive and negative - on disaster risk. It shows how countries that face...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

The occurrence of disasters has become an important factor adversely affecting our economic development and social stability. However, these natural disasters such as typhoons, earthquakes, storm...

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Publisher(s): CARE International
Date: Feb 2016
Location: Philippines

On the 8th of November 2013 super typhoon Haiyan, known in the Philippines as Yolanda, made landfall in the Philippines. It proceeded as a category 5 typhoon across the central Philippines,...

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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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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Philippines

Danger Ordinance issued after Tropical Storm Sendong

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Case study prepared as part of a project, Evaluation of PostDisasterHousing Education as a Local Mitigation Approach. It examines the post-cyclone reconstruction program designed and conducted...

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