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This revised Handbook incorporates new and significant developments while refining and improving the methodology for damage assessment contained in several sections included in the first version...

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A revised handbook for damage assessment. This new version incorporates new and significant developments while refining and improving the methodology for damage assessment contained in several...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Grenada

Hurricane Ivan struck Grenada on September 7, 2004. The international and local communities responded with a massive reconstruction and recovery effort. Although the job is far from finished, the...

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This report presents a review on non-engineered buildings, that at present make up a substantial part of the Latin American residential fabric. Within the different self-construction practices,...

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This publication presents a selection of articles carried out within the framework of the Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas and the Urban Risk Thematic Platform in...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This report summarizes UN-HABITAT's programme aimed at building capacities at local and national levels to achieve the Millennium Development Goals in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP)...

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The new land laws in Kenya mark an important point in the country's struggle for land reforms. With support from the Kenya Civil Society Strengthening Program, the Economic and Social Rights...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Haiti

The housing crisis in Haiti constitutes a grave violation of human rights. A majority of Haitians live in overpopulated urban centers, shanty towns or under-developed villages that failto meet...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

The Bank's Disaster Management Facility (DMF) and the Urban Cluster of the Latin America and Caribbean department (LCSFU) jointly commissioned this study in response to growing borrower...

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This manual proposes techniques for improving the earthquake-resistance of dwellings constructed from earth. The focus is on low-cost, single-storey houses in rural areas. The work is based on...

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