2017 World Habitat Awards announced: Post-Haiyan Self-Recovery Housing Programme, Philippines

Supporting Self-Recovery in practice This programme supported the ‘self-recovery’ of lives and homes after the typhoon hit, by providing guidance, equipment, cash grants and technical assistance. By using locally available ...
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Supporting Self-Recovery: An interdisciplinary perspective

It's a pleasure to present the Self-recovery from disasters: an interdisciplinary perspective working paper. This paper is published by ODI (in collaboration with CARE UK, BGS and UCL) and presents the ...
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Let them eat cake!

Technical Lecture Series: Let them eat cake: engineering risk & responsibility in repair Synopsis Dr Kate Crawford will talk about her quest – in research and enterprise - to understand ...
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Humanitarian Evidence Programme – Update!

We've added a new page to our blog on the Supporting Shelter Self-Recovery Evidence Synthesis A review of a major part of the existing knowledge that there is on supporting shelter ...
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Humanitarian Evidence Programme – Update!

Earlier this year Habitat for Humanity and University College London completed the first Systematic Review to have been undertaken in the shelter sector. If you are interested in finding out ...
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PSB as a Shelter Cluster Working Group

This year, the Promoting Safer Building project was adopted by the Global Shelter Cluster. The Global Shelter Cluster The Global Shelter Cluster (GSC) is an Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) coordination ...
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Marking the end of the PSB pilot project and an opening for its new phase…

With a multidisciplinary conference: 13th of July In July we held a Multidisciplinary Conference that sought to present the project field work methods and learning from post-typhoon interventions in the ...
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Self-Recovery in Nepal: Reflecting with practitioners

From theory to practice The Nepal research case study took place from the 18th of April until the 01st of May 2017 in several communities within Dhading District, which was ...
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End of Pilot Project Conference on the 13th of July!

Brief update on the research The Promoting Safer Building Programme is a multidisciplinary research study being carried out by an alliance between CARE International UK (CARE UK), Overseas Development Institute ...
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Presenting at i-Rec, Toronto, Canada

8th i-Rec conference A snapshot of the Promoting Safer Building project as it was presented at the i-Rec Conference in Canada earlier this month. The main goal of i-Rec conferences ...
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