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Structural Safety
Items: 120
2011 Bhutan PDNA
2011
This Joint Rapid Assessment presents an overall assessment of the damage and loss following the 2011 earthquake in Bhutan. A framework for early recovery, reconstruction, and disaster risk reduction is also presented in the latter section of this Assessment.
Bhutan - government Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the United Nations - Headquarters
2018

This paper aims to explore how insights from the philosophical and social science literature can be incorporated into the definition of resilient infrastructure so that considerations of social justice can be accounted for and addressed more adequately

Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure
2021

This paper proposes a methodology based on a multi-layer Monte Carlo simulation to model a two-stage recovery process for residential buildings: functional downtime due to delay and functional downtime due to repair. The delay portion of the model was

International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
2021

This research examines the long-term recovery trajectories after Hurricane Ike (2008) in Galveston, Texas using parcel-level data for multifamily, single-family, and duplexes over an eight-year period. In the literature, there is relative consensus on how

International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction (Elsevier)
2020

This rapid assessment of Sint Maarten's (SXM) housing sector was undertaken after Hurricane Irma struck Sint Maarten in September 2017. The report facilitates a dialogue with the Sint Maarten government regarding housing development, reconstruction

World Bank, the
2020
The report explores how shelter support for housing reconstruction, including through self-recovery, can contribute to physical and mental wellbeing in the short- and long-term for people recovering from disasters. The report aims to share knowledge about the connections between housing and mental and physical health and contains recommendations to inform humanitarian shelter responses and ensure wide co-benefits of post-crisis rebuilding, especially in self-recovery contexts.
Centre for Development and Emergency Practice CARE International UK
2019

A dos años del 19s, ante el cambio de administración en la ciudad y los cambios en la política pública frente a la reconstrucción (aún pendiente), presentamos la actualización del Manual para para la reconstrucción con dignidad.

En esta ocasión, iremos

CIUDADanía19s
2019
This document draws on this experience and is aimed at decision makers across four main stakeholder groups to increase the level of knowledge about technical assistance and operationalise its implementation. The guidelines seek to ensure that the reconstruction of housing in disaster-affected communities results in sustainably safer housing.
United Nations Human Settlements Programme - Headquarters AXA Group
2019

The Fiji Shelter Handbook focuses on shelter coordination and response in Fiji. The handbook holistically supports the shelter sector’s preparedness for and response to disasters such as cyclones, floods, droughts, earthquakes and tsunamis. This support

Habitat for Humanity International Global Shelter Cluster
2015

Disasters provide an opportunity to build back better, safer and more accessible for all. They also offer the possibility to incorporate universal design principles into new construction, which is the most cost-effective way to improve the accessibility

CBM International