Rebuilding After Disasters

Author: Gonzalo Lizarralde
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134028458
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This book will be of great value to decision makers, students and researchers in the fields of architecture, social sciences, engineering, planning, geography, and disaster recovery.

Rebuilding Urban Places After Disaster

Author: Eugenie L. Birch
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812204484
Size: 40.37 MB
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This volume examines the rebuilding of cities and their environs after a disaster and focuses on four major issues: making cities less vulnerable to disaster, reestablishing economic viability, responding to the permanent needs of the ...

Rebuilding Sustainable Communities For Children And Their Families After Disasters

Author: Adenrele Awotona
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443818208
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An international conference with a focus on the creation of a sustainable, just,
secure and disaster resilient community for children and their families. How can
communities recover from disasters in ways that permanently protect and
empower their most vulnerable members? In order to attempt to answer this
question, the Center for Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters at
the University of Massachusetts at Boston convened a four-day international
conference in ...

Rebuilding Sustainable Communities After Disasters In China Japan And Beyond

Author: Adenrele Awotona
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443861170
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INTRODUCTION A SYNOPSIS OF EXPERIENCES AND RESPONSES TO
DISASTERS IN CHINA AND JAPAN ADENRELE AWOTONA This volume
consists of papers which were presented at two international conferences that
were held at the University of Massachusetts Boston in 2011 and 2012, as well
as some invited contributions from leading scholars on community rebuilding
after disasters in China and Japan. According to the United Nations Office for
Disaster Risk Reduction, ...

Rebuilding Sustainable Communities With Vulnerable Populations After The Cameras Have Gone

Author: Adenrele Awotona
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443838535
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Most of the essays in this edited volume were originally presented at the April
2010 International Workshop on After the Cameras Have Gone: Rebuilding
Sustainable Communities in Haiti after the January 12th Earthquake and the July
2010 International Conference on Rebuilding Sustainable Communities with the
Elderly and Disabled People after Disasters that were held at the University of
Massachusetts Boston in the United States of America. In addition to our
esteemed program ...

Residential Rebuilding After A Disaster

Author: California. Legislature. Senate. Committee on Local Government
Publisher:
ISBN:
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Property owners want to rebuild, but local officials want to limit rebuilding on
certain sites. Should current standards apply to reconstruction after disasters? - •
Is there a need for state policy on nonconforming homes? Older homes may not
conform to current setback, parking, height, and density requirements. When
homes are damaged or destroyed by a disaster, some cities and counties require
reconstruction to comply with all current zoning requirements; others provide
exemptions.

After The Disaster

Author: Megan Scribner
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781933549750
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"This report draws from the dialogue and seminar papers shared at an April 2011 meeting co-hosted by the Wilson Center and the Fetzer Institute to explore how best to respond to disasters.

Ecocities

Author: Richard Register
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 9780865715523
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Now the area has been rebuilt on exactly the same land use pattern, dependent
as before upon gasoline for its very existence and for every day of its
maintenance. It — and all of Car City — burns. The only way around such
accidents in the future is for people to have a much deeper understanding of
what they are building and the roles transportation and access play in it. If plans
are made in advance for rebuilding after disasters, informed by ecocity
awareness, future disasters will be ...