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Author Sanderson, David.

Title Beyond Shelter after Disaster
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (171 pages)
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Citation Information; Foreword; 1. Introduction: Beyond Shelter after disaster: practice, process and possibilities; Part one: practice; 2. What have we learned from 40 years' experience of Disaster Shelter?; 3. Harnessing time: Reflections on constraints to development; 4. Post-disaster reconstruction: A current analysis of Gujarat's response after the 2001 earthquake; Part two: process; 5. Resilient dwellings or resilient people? Towards people-centred reconstruction
6. Community-led resettlement: From a flood-affected slum to a new society in Pune, India7. Lost in translation? The challenges of an equitable post-disaster reconstruction process: Lessons from Chile; Part three: possibilities; 8. Is there a human right to shelter after disaster?; 9. Can humanitarian responses in urban areas reinforce underlying causes of vulnerability? Tweaking a livelihoods analysis of inequality and infrastructure in splintering cities; 10. From research to practice (and vice versa) for post-disaster settlement and shelter; 11. Disability and public shelter in emergencies
Summary Providing shelter after a disaster is recognised as one of the most complex areas of humanitarian relief and recovery. Some aid agencies have stopped providing shelter altogether after bad experiences, while those that do quickly become engaged in challenges that go far beyond the provision of structures alone. Yet with the number and severity of disasters set to increase, due to climate change and rapid urban growth, the need for approaches that work has never been greater. This book explores the issues in three parts. The first, Practice, looks at lessons from past efforts. Part two, Process
Notes Includes index
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Subject Emergency housing.
Emergency housing.
Form Electronic book
Author Burnell, Jeni.
ISBN 1317976975