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Guidelines in Bengali, on how to construct houses in the Coastal Belt of Bangladesh.

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This paper deals specifically with issues pertaining to the improvement of kutcha housing (that is, houses made from bamboo, thatch and mud in which most of the population lives) in bangladesh....

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A recent study (Ashfaque, 1997) reviews some of the low cost houses being constructed in Bangladesh and finds out the structural deficiencies in them. Also the structural performance of bamboo has...

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Although Bangladesh is one of the most hazard -prone areas of the world, few people outside the main cities live in homes that protect them against those hazards. This paper reviews the present...

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Design and construction of houses to resist natural hazards in Bangladesh, particularly in relation to the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction.

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Discussion on Grameen bank's experiences with providing credit to enable low-income families to pay for housing improvements and on the model house.

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Discussion on section 1 (Design and Construction Technologies) and section 2 (Dissemination and Implementation) with noted from field visits to National House Building Research Institute, Dhaka;...

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Dr Muhammed Yunus launched an action-research Program in 1976 to extend banking facilities to the poor and to eliminate exploitation by moneylenders. By creating opportunities for self-employment...

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During the last few years, engineers have increasingly realised the importance of wind loads for all types of structures, especially in wind-disaster prone areas. More information describing the...

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Every year thousands of houses are damaged by floods. Bangladesh is located on a delta - as a result, flooding is a common phenomenon in this region. The physical characteristic of the land also...

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