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The study aims to investigate the process leading to the vulnerable housing pattern of th elow income rural and urban community

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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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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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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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The floods of 1987-88 and the cyclone of 1991 hammered the backbone of our national economy as well as our development. The 1988 flood alone destroyed about 1. 25 million houses and twice as many...

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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 through an empirical survey, investigated the implications of infrastructure investment on rural housing development and village environment.