This report focuses on lessons from the recovery period following the 1998 floods. Bangladesh is a country that is highly vulnerable to a number of hazards including cyclones, droughts, flooding and earthquakes. During the 2004 monsoon season, Bangladesh
The 28 March 2005 earthquake devastated the island of Nias, an already very poor region before the disaster hit . The March earthquake - coming less than three months after the December 2004 tsunami that also affected Nias - killed almost 1,000 people and
This manual explains how the choice of appropriate design and construction methods and sustainable materials and technologies during the planning, implementation and maintenance phases of reconstruction can protect natural resources and reduce energy consumption and pollution. Sustainable reconstruction management provides numerous environmental, safety and financial benefits.
The Honduras study was conducted during September and October 2002 as part of the lessons learned after major natural disasters review of five countries, carried out by the ProVention Consortium. It comprised a field mission and a community survey. This
This report turns the spotlight on the vulnerable groups, examining how and why they face discrimination. It calls on communities, governments and agencies to work harder to identify the most vulnerable and work together to ensure that their specific
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
This manual deals with the construction techniques and materials which are being used in the SIFFS tsunami housing reconstruction projects. The biggest challenge the building industry in India is facing today is to ensure good quality in construction. The
The bibliography includes works authored by professionals involved in disaster related issues in the Caribbean Region. It includes technical and scientific literature on the management of natural and man made disasters. Works incorporated include