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Developing Building for Safety Programmes: Guidelines for Organising Safe Building Programmes in Disaster-Prone Areas

Handbook / Manual

By: Yasemin Aysan, Andrew Clayton, Alistair Cory, Ian Davis and David Sanderson

Practical Action Publishing

Paperback | Jan 1995 | #83044 | ISBN: 1853391840
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NHBS Price: £17.95 $22/€20 approx

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This text offers practical guidelines on planning and implementing community-based building improvement programmes for small dwellings in disaster-prone areas. It includes sections on programme finance management and evaluation; safety principles for earthquake flood and high wind resistant construction; training and communication; social cultural and developmental factors. In highlighting key elements of successful programme design, the books draws lessons from a large number of case studies worldwide which are included as an appendix.

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