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Content Type: Resource
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Guatemala

Overview of shelter building in Guatemala after tropical storm Agatha

Content Type: Resource
Publisher(s): Land Tenure Center
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Guatemala

The purpose of this Country Brief is to assist in the assessment of USAID’s investments in land markets and property rights in Guatemala since 1980. The aim is to provide a summary of the...

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Country notes on disaster risk management in Guatemala. It provides a disaster risk profile and a disaster risk management framework of the country. In addition to cover activities undertaken...

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Las políticas del plan de gobierno de la Unidad Nacional de la Esperanza –UNE-, son el esfuerzo de seis años de trabajo de ciudadanos guatemaltecos, representantes de todos los sectores de la...

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Publisher(s):
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Guatemala

Recommended Structural Standard for Design and Construction for the Republic of Guatemala evaluating buildings to withstand seismic activity.

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Guidelines regarding housing typologies in Guatemala, with a special focus on confined masonry buildings with concrete blocks, tie-columns and beams. The February 1976 earthquake caused severe...

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Estas normas son requisitos mínimos para el diseño de obra nueva, para remodelación y/o reparación de obra existente y para la evaluación de la vulnerabilidad y potencial readecuación de obra...

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Guidelines regarding housing typologies in Guatemala, with a special focus on adobe brick house. Buildings made of adobe brick masonry can still be found in all parts of Guatemala both in rural...

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This report provides an overview of land tenure and land administration issues in Guatemala. The evolution of land tenure in Guatemala is a mix of the native Mayan Civilization’s hierarchical...

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“Pounds of Prevention” is a series of short articles that illustrate how disaster risk reduction works and why it is important. This case study on Guatemala, takes a behind-the-scenes look at aid...

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