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Closing of a Burundian refugee camp situated in Tanzania and outlining outcomes.

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This presentation provides an earthquake risk assessment of Mandalay city in Myanmar. It identifies areas of potentially high seismic risk, which will allow national and local authorities to make...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Ethiopia

Lecture notes for Health Science Students on Disaster prevention and preparedness in order to define disaster, hazard, vulnerability and risk, d™escribe the types and the causes of disasters,...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Haiti

The IASC Shelter Cluster prioritised a review of the shelter needs of families in emergency shelter. A large number are expected to remain in emergency shelter during 2011 or longer. The majority...

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Publisher(s): IRIN News
Date: Feb 2014

Humanitarian agencies are warning of a looming food crisis in parts of the Central African Republic (CAR), a result of the insecurity that has displaced thousands of people and disrupted...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Somalia

How do we undertake shelter and reconstruction programs in countries where land and property ownership issues are understood through customary and religious law? What new forms of ownership,...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Southern Africa

As a result of Apartheid, there are millions of displaced communities living in South African informal settlements. Although Government launched the ‘In-situ Upgrading of Informal Settlements’...

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Publisher(s): UK Shelter Forum
Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

Architectural practices, engineering firms, and manufacturers have been ingenuous when designing shelters without repercussion in the field. Why have these innovative solutions been widely...

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Publisher(s): UK Shelter Forum
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Chile

Chilean heritage areas were the most affected after the 2010 earthquake (8.8 in Richter scale), mainly due to poor maintenance and scarce funding, but also because of applied reconstruction...

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