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The ALNAP Global Study responds to a growing consensus that the consultation and participation of disaster-affected populations during the planning, monitoring and evaluation of humanitarian...

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Involving affected populations in operations to ensure their survival is one of the most difficult challenges confronting the humanitarian world. There are few recorded examples of affected...

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The All India Disaster Mitigation Institute (AIDMI) responded to the tsunami that struck southern India. After assisting in the provision of immediate relief AIDMI's main effort was to...

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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 how the quality of houses can be improved through better design and use of more permanent building materials, which will consequently lead to lower damages during natural...

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With regards to taking part in disaster management of Merapi Volcano Eruption, USAID through ESP has conducted a quick assessment from May 15-18 to identify problems of clean water, sanitation,...

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Assessing the impact of disasters on the livelihoods of people and the capacity and opportunities for recovery and increased resilience to future events is an important part of the response to...

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This document provides suggestions on how to ensure older people are adequately represented in emergency shelter programmes. The areas of guidance specifically relate to: needs and capacities of...

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The number of displaced people around the world has increased consistently over the past 10 years. The total number doubles every seven or eight years and this upward trend shows no sign of...

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