Shelter / Housing

Modernizing Puerto Rico's Housing Sector Following Hurricanes Irma and Maria
Through a detailed and comprehensive analysis of the housing damage caused by the 2017 hurricanes, the authors make informed recovery recommendations for policymakers so they can repair and rebuild safe and affordable housing in Puerto Rico.
Sri Lanka 2016 PDNA
This PDNA covers the damage and losses across various sectors following heavy rainfall and flooding in Vietnam in 2016. A recovery strategy proposing a long-term plan to strengthen the country’s preparedness for future disasters.
Cyclone Pam PDNA
This PDNA covers the damage, loss, and needs across various sectors following Tropical Cyclone Pam. Key issues and challenges regarding disaster risk management in Vanuatu are identified in the report.
Mozambique 2015 Floods PDNA
This assessment evaluates the impact of heavy rain and flooding on Mozambique’s population and infrastructure. It also provides advice on flood recovery and long-term disaster resilience in the affected areas.
2011 pakistan floods pdna
This Damage and Needs Assessment provides a summary of the damage caused by the 2011 flood in Pakistan and what is necessary for recovery in each sector, including housing, education, and infrastructure.
2011 Bhutan PDNA
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.
Handbook on Owner driven housing reconstruction
This Handbook serves to guide post-disaster housing reconstruction using an owner-driven housing reconstruction (ODHR) approach. It details the various processes, tasks and interventions involved in designing and managing ODHR programmes.
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This report is part of the World Bank’s response to the Government’s request for support in assessing damages as well as longer-term implications for disaster risk management. Cyclone Seroja impacted Timor-Leste on April 4, 2021.
10 Dec 2021
The Gorkha Earthquake in Nepal occurred on 25 April 2015 and had a magnitude of 7.6. Its epicentre was about 76km northwest of the capital Kathmandu. It was followed by more than 300 aftershocks. Around 9,000 people were killed, of whom approximately 55 per cent were female, and over 100,000 people were injured. Overall eight million people have been impacted, which is almost one-third of the population of Nepal.
10 Dec 2021
The Izmit Earthquake, also called Kocaeli Earthquake or Golcuk Earthquake, occurred on 17 August 1999. The magnitude 7.4 earthquake, which lasted less than a minute, struck the Anatolian fault system with the epicentre at about 7 miles southeast of Izmit. It caused the deaths of 17,000 people and left more than 250,000 people homeless. It was followed by the magnitude 7.2 Duzce Earthquake on 12 November 1999, which also occurred on the North Anatolian Fault and caused at least 845 deaths in Duzce and surrounding areas.