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Scenario for A Housing Improvement Program in Disaster-Prone Areas
A Season of Migration in the EastSeason of Migration in the East
The Evaluation of Humanitarian Assistance. Disasters.
(Disasters. Pergamon Press, LTD., 1979)
Disaster Mitigation and Vulnerability Reduction Programs: An Overview of Current Practice, Strategies, and Approaches
This paper looks at the problems involved in efforts to reduce the vulnerability of human settlements in the developing countries to disaster threats. More specifically, it examines the approaches taken by governments and ...
Earthquake Hazard Reduction Activities in Merida, Venezuela
From November 29 through December 3, 1982 Fred Cuny and Paul Thompson of INTERTECT conducted a series of workshops on reconstruction of housing after earthquakes and planning comprehensive vulnerability reduction activities ...
Environmental Hazards in Regional Development
Establishing a Focal Point for Flood Preparedness.
The establishment of a permanent focal point for flood preparedness and emergency response requires careful consideration. Planners must first define the elements of the total response and the systems necessary to implement ...