Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Disasters and the Small Dwelling by Yasemin Aysan

This book contains the proceeding of the conferences on Disasters and the Small Dwelling, held at Oxford in September 1990. The 26 papers cover recent experiences of post-disaster shelter and housing provision, review what has been achieved, what needs disseminating and implementing, and assesses what needs further development. The volume thus defines an international agenda to achieve safer low-income dwellings in the course of the 1990s, designated International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction by the UN. It will be essential reading for anyone - whether governmental or non-governmental agency officials, academic researchers, representatives of private industry or consultants - whose work involves analysis, shelter, mitigation and reconstruction programmes for low-income dwellings in disaster-prone areas.

Buy Disasters and the Small Dwelling by Yasemin Aysan from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781873936078
ISBN-10: 1873936079
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 159mm x mm)
Pages: 274
Imprint: James & James (Science Publishers) Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1992
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - Disasters and the Small Dwelling by Yasemin Aysan

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Disasters and the Small Dwelling book by Yasemin Aysan and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Yasemin Aysan

The editors, Yasemin Aysan and David Davis are, respectively, Director and Deputy Director of the Oxford Polytechnic Disaster Management Centre, Oxford, UK. The conference was jointly organized by the Oxford Polytechnic Disaster Management Centre and the National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research, Buffalo, USA.

Books By Yasemin Aysan

Developing Building for Safety Programmes by Yasemin Aysan
Paperback, January 1995