Reconstruction after Disaster: Issues and Practices

Reconstruction after Disaster: Issues and Practices

by Adenrele Awotona
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781859725511
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
05/01/1997
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
Notes on contributors
Preface
1Urbanisation, poverty and natural disasters: Vulnerability of settlements in developing countries1
2The planning process: An appreciation13
3Reducing vulnerability following flood disasters: Issues and practices23
4Development, vulnerability and disaster reduction: Bangladesh cyclone shelter projects and their implications45
5Learning from the people: A fieldwork approach in war-damaged villages in Lebanon57
6Post 1963 Skopje earthquake reconstruction: Long term effects73
7Housing and resettlement in post-war Liberia108
8Typhoon resistant housing for the poorest of the poor in the Philippines130
9Building bridges to reduce risk: The Caqueta ravine, Lima, Peru148
Bibliography166
Index176

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