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Content Type: Resource
Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Water is essential for human survival and progress. In the Pacific, countries face a range of unique challenges resulting from the islands' size, topography, geology, location, and climate....

Content Type: Resource
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Bangladesh

The community is at the frontier of any kind of natural hazard and disaster. Empowering the community by internalizing the tools and methods of disaster risk reduction is a good way to deal with...

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Urban riverine flooding can be worsened by local urban processes and activities that cause river flow obstruction and pollution. This case study presents the flood mitigation efforts by Marikina...

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Publisher(s): AurovilleHunnarshala
Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

This assessment is second part in the process with an objective to strengthen the quality of reconstruction and provide independent feed back on gaps and weaknesses in the Tsunami Reconstruction...

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Evidence from the field of strong wind-prone areas indicates that there is a socially perceived need of more engineering knowledge and improved construction of domestic dwellings.

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Natural disasters, particularly extreme winds and floods, have been causing huge loss of lives and properties every year in Bangladesh. Most of the Bangladeshi population lives in rural areas...

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This paper discusses organisational initiatives for resettlement of rural communities that have lost their houses due to various natural calamities like river erosion, flood, cyclone etc, in...

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This paper provides ethnographic data about the inclusion of sanitation systems within houses in Bangladesh.

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This paper provides information on the sub-national areas (regions/districts/provinces) most vulnerable to climate change impacts in Southeast Asia. This assessment was carried out by overlaying...

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In January 2008, the Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE) released a position paper examining the impact of the sanctions and blockade on the human right to water and sanitation in Gaza...

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