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close this bookGuidelines for Settlement Planning in Areas Prone to Flood Disasters (HABITAT, 1995, 186 p.)
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View the documentForeword
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View the documentAnnex 1.1 The causes of floods
View the documentAnnex 1.2 The regulation of rivers
close this folderChapter 2. The role of physical planning in flood disaster mitigation
View the document2.0 Orientation: man and environment
View the document2.1 The planning task in flood disaster mitigation
View the document2.2 Physical planning: policies and strategies
View the document2.3 Reduction of vulnerability
View the document2.4 Policy guidelines for flood mitigation
View the document2.5 Flood mitigation appraisal
View the document2.6 Second generation flood management tasks
View the document2.7 Development guidance and control strategies
View the document2.8 Implementation management
View the document2.9 Monitoring and evaluation
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View the document2.1 Mountain catchments of the tropical and subtropical regions
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View the document2.1 Physical planning and data management: preparation of flood risk analysis and situation report.
View the document2.2 Implications of planning decisions: engineering/physical measures in river management and basin development
View the document2.3 Implications of planning decisions: non-engineering/physical measures of flood management (applicable at basin to local scales)
View the document2.4 Implications of planning decisions: planned (and unplanned) intrusions into wetlands systems
View the document2.5 Infrastructure design for flood prone settlement regions with a special emphasis on megacities.
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View the document2.1 Physical planning and data management: the Himalayan Region as an example of conceptualization as a tool to guide survey and research programming prior to policy-making and plan preparation.
View the document2.2 The strategy of response to flooding in Metro-Manila, Philippines
close this folderChapter 3. The role of siting, building design, materials selection and building construction in flood disaster mitigation.
View the document3.0 Orientation: appropriate design and technological choice
View the document3.1 Settlement planning and siting strategies
View the document3.2 Siting
View the document3.3 Other natural hazards
View the document3.4 Settlement type and ways of building
View the document3.5 Principles guiding the choice of building materials and building fabric
View the document3.6 Principles guiding the building design task
View the document3.7 Dissemination of building technology
View the document3.8 Policy guidelines for siting and building
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View the document3.1 Principles to guide the selection of building materials and of building fabric design for locations prone to flood.
View the document3.2 Principles to guide the building design task: the modification and particularisation of a geographical location prone to flood.
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View the document3.1 Physical planning against riverine flood, coastal sea surge and cyclone wind
View the document3.2 Siting of buildings, settlements and vegetation in flood and cyclone prone areas and in coastal areas at risk to sea rise
View the document3.3 Low-cost measures to mitigate flood damage to non-engineered domestic construction with special reference to earth wall construction
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View the document3.1 Flood and homestead sites in rural Bangladesh
View the document3.2 The thallas of the urban fringe, Orangi, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
close this folderChapter 4. Institutional organization for flood mitigation
View the document4.0 Orientation: preparing to plan
View the document4.1 Issues and concerns
View the document4.2 Organization typologies for disaster management
View the document4.3 Guidelines for institutional organization for flood disaster mitigation: the action plan
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View the document4.1 Indicators for use in institutional audits of agencies holding flood mitigation responsibilities
View the document4.2 Draft terms of reference for a task force/working group established to define the scope of disaster mitigation and preparedness strategies
View the document4.3 Assessing institutional capability in policy search and in strategy formulation
View the document4.4 Organization of a strategic planning document to guide the mitigation of flood risks
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