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Content Type: Resource
Date: Feb 2014
Location: India

This housing report looks at housing typologies in India, with a focus on low-strength dressed masonry buildings.

Construction of stone masonry buildings using easily available local...

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This housing report looks at housing typologies in Nepal, with a focus on traditional Nawari houses in the Kathmandu Valley.

The traditional newari house is usually of rectangular plan...

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This housing report looks at housing typologies in Nepal, with a focus on uncoursed rubble stone masonry walls with timber floor and roof. This is a typical rural housing construction in the hills...

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This housing report looks at housing typologies in Nepal, with a focus on traditional oval-shaped rural stone houses. This is a typical rural construction concentrated in the central mid-mountain...

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Case study in order to learn more about how legislation can support ot impede disaster risk reduction, particularly at the community level.

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Publisher(s): Shelter Centre
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Nepal

A presentation of a case study regarding Bhutanese refugees in the Jhapa camp in Nepal in 1997.

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: Afghanistan

This report presents findings from field visits to four provinces focusing on the land tenure management systems in place in the communities. Presents an outline of the current legislation, and...

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A Case Study of a Whole Country Response to Rapid Onset Disasters. It analysis Bangladesh's response strategies to Cyclone SIDR (2007), using United Kingdom Defence Lines of Development (DLOD...

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Publisher(s): Shelter Case Studies
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Bangladesh

A short shelter case study regarding the Cyclone Aila in Bangladesh in 2009.

Content Type: Resource
Date: Feb 2014
Location: Pakistan

This housing report looks at housing typologies in Pakistan, with a focus on unreinforced brick masonry residential buildings. In Peshawar and adjoining areas (in northern Pakistan), the most...

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