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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: Pakistan

In July and August 2010, torrential rains triggered widespread flooding in Pakistan affecting over 18 million people, around one-tenth of the country’s population. 29 districts were severely...

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Date: Nov 2011
Location: India

Mrs. Sarah Ernst from Architecture Sans Frontières (ASF) presented the draft version of the guide "Reducing RIsk and Promoting Sustainability", with a case study of...

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Date: Oct 2018
Location: Global

Early debates on post-disaster housing recovery centered on cultural and technological appropriateness of housing recovery programs. The focus on materials, technology, and climate missed larger...

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These notes are the body of knowledge and best practices easily available for affected governments in order to assist them in making crucial decisions for post-earthquake recovery and...

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Post-disaster reconstruction is a complex process. It requires multi-sectoral involvement, very significant resources and a wide range of skills. For a humanitarian agency the decision to engage...

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This report summarizes the “just-in-time” advice provided by the World Bank to the government of the Philippines (GoP) immediately after Typhoon Haiyan.

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Date: Oct 2018
Location: Gujarat, India

 This paper aims to contribute to this discussion through an exploration of local perceptions of housing reconstruction in the aftermath of the earthquake that hit Gujarat in India on 26 January...

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Date: Aug 2019

The EU takes pride in having continuously supported communities in major reconstruction efforts in the aftermath of war, tsunami and earthquakes in South Asia. This has been possible by the...

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This document can also be found on the official website of the World Bank at: https://www.worldbank.org.
The objective of this document is to estimate...

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