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Design and construction of housing for flood-prone rural areas of Bangladesh

Source(s):  Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)
BRAC University
CARE International (CI)

This handbook is published under the Asian Urban Disaster Mitigation Program (AUDMP) of ADPC Bangkok for sharing knowledge and experiences from the participating countries in the project. It is made available by the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center, Bangkok, Thailand, with minimal editing.

This illustrated handbook suggests solutions are cost-effective, rationalization of economy without compromising quality. which distills essential aspects of the subject with a view towards ease of dissemination and application. It aims to provide practical and useful guidelines which can be used by organizations active in this field to design and construct such housing that can reduce the risk of communities living in flood-prone areas.


Format Printed documents
Sub-format Book (>30 pages)
Number of pages/running time 93p.

Target audiences


Group: Adults

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reading level Scientific/technical reading level

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  • Language(s) English
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