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Homeowner-driven housing reconstruction and retrofitting in Haiti: lessons learned, 4 years after the earthquake

  • Source(s): Build Change
  • Publication date: 2014
  • Number of pages: 25 p.

This paper presents a summary of lessons learned to date in building and retrofitting housing in Haiti following the January 12, 2010 earthquake, with the intent of influencing the implementation of future post-disaster housing reconstruction programs in Haiti and elsewhere. It describes steps for project implementation and contains a summary of the Build Change retrofit evaluation, design, and implementation procedure, using locally hired and trained staff.

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Keywords

  • Themes:Recovery, Structural Safety, Urban Risk & Planning
  • Hazards:Earthquake
  • Countries/Regions:Haiti

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/36290

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