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  • Post-Disaster Action Planning 

    Andrews, Greg; Mehta, Aman; Smidt, Pieter; Zee, Erik van der (Asian Development Bank, 2010-01-01)
    Rapid development of a series of pragmatic subdistrict action plans embedded in spatial frameworks was needed to prioritize and direct post-disaster rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts after the 2004 tsunami and 2005 earthquake on the island of ...
  • Rebuilding Traditional Houses After Disasters 

    Steinberg, Florian (Asian Development Bank, 2009-07-15)
    The earthquakes of 26 December 2004 and 28 March 2005 demolished entire villages in Nias Island, Indonesia. Through the ADB-assisted Earthquake and Tsunami Emergency Project, houses were rebuilt using traditional designs while incorporating ...
  • India’s Updated (2016) Renewable Energy “Guidelines”: Bold targets, but can we meet them? 

    Tongia, Rahul (Brookings India, 2016-8-24)
    The Government of India has issued new norms for Renewable Energy (RE) in India, via guidelines for states to buy RE, through updated renewable purchase obligations (RPOs). These are central government guidelines, but ultimately RPOs will have to come ...
  • The Housing Challenge in Emerging Asia: Option and Solutions 

    Yoshino, Naoyuki; Helble, Matthias (Asian Development Bank Institute, 2016-6-30)
    The book provides new insights and ideas to design and implement policies that can best improve access to affordable and adequate housing. It offers an innovative theoretical framework for conceptualizing and analyzing housing policies. It also critically ...
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