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  1. Lessons from ADB's Earthquake and Tsunami Emergency Support Project in Indonesia in response to the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami.
  2. A review of how Nicaragua has recovered from Hurricane Mitch over the past ten years.
  3. Report building on a set of 40 research studies in the tsunami affected regions of India and Sri Lanka aimed at improving the policies and practices of Oxfam and other aid agencies in the tsunami response, as well as contributing to humanitarian aid effectiveness in future emergencies. The studies cover a range of topics including disaster risk reduction (DRR), gender equity, climate change, physical and mental health, livelihoods, conflict, and local capacity.
  4. Article on community rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina and the benefits for local capacity and services development.
  5. Report for the Mississippi Governor’s Commission on Recovery, Rebuilding, Renewal - Affordable Housing Subcommittee on affordable-housing policy and implementation options that have potential application for long-term reconstruction decisions in the wake of natural disasters, such as Hurricane Katrina.
  6. 'The Lower Ninth Ward Neighborhood Empowerment Network Association (NENA) was established in the aftermath of Katrina to play a lead role in rebuilding New Orleans’ Lower 9th Ward.'
  7. Paper looking at how after Hurricane Katrina “the neighborhood surrounding the Mary Queen of Vietnam Catholic Church was showing clear signs of recovery” in contrast to the slow pace of recovery in other areas.
  8. A 'group of scientists have created a portable refinery that efficiently converts food, paper and plastic trash into electricity'.
  9. "This guide is an effort to communicate construction guidelines in popular format and ... give an elementary understanding of structural damages that occur due to the most common vulnerabilities in houses of poor quality construction."
  10. An overview key of CRS' shelter strategy as a "key component and perhaps the most visible and tangible element in that recovery process ... from temporary housing in the immediate aftermath of the tsunami to permanent homes".

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