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Author: United States, Federal Emergency Management Agency
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: room, inside, house, safe, building, shelter, storm, taking
Number of Pages: 98
Published: 1999-10-01
ISBN-10: 0788183389
ISBN-13: 9780788183386

Every year, tornadoes, hurricanes, & other extreme windstorms injure & kill people, & damage millions of dollars worth of property in the U.S. Having a shelter, or safe room, built into your house can help you protect yourself & your family from injury or death caused by the dangerous forces of extreme winds. This report answers questions about your living conditions so you can decide how best to protect yourself & your family. Also provides shelter designs that will show your builder/contractor how to construct a shelter underneath, in the basement of, or in an interior room of a new house, o
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: UN-HABITAT
Keywords: shelter, strategy, year, global, component, services, finance
Number of Pages: 87
Published: 1990
ISBN-10: 9211311411
ISBN-13: 9789211311419
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Author: Joseph Ashmore
Publisher: UN-HABITAT
Keywords: projects, shelter
Number of Pages: 119
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 9211321085
ISBN-13: 9789211321081

In recent years, the humanitarian community has looked inward, learning from their past experiences in providing emergency shelter for the ever-increasing number of populations suffering from crises worldwide. The humanitarian reform process has helped widen the community of practitioners, reinforced global and country-based coordination systems, and required the agencies concerned to seek new and better means of ensuring integrated and robust humanitarian programming. This publication is an example of a series of learning tools being produced to support improved response to crises. It has bee
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Author: Robert M. Buckley
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: lending, learned, shelter, bank, years, world, thirty
Number of Pages: 140
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 0821365770
ISBN-13: 9780821365779

As England's Industrial Revolution started the process of urbanization that has since characterized development throughout the world, a poet worried about the "dark satanic mills" that were such a fundamental part of this revolution. However, despite his misgivings, he also suggested that it was necessary for societies to arm themselves with "chariots of fire" and other weapons so that they could master this process.In a somewhat more prosaic poetic vein World Bank President Robert McNamara launched the bank's shelter assistance programs saying that "If cities do not begin to deal more constru
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Author: United Nations Human Settlements Programme
Publisher: UN-HABITAT
Keywords: human, settlements, report, global, urban, shelter, financing
Number of Pages: 297
Published: 2005-11-09
ISBN-10: 1844072118
ISBN-13: 9781844072118

'Achieving the goals set by world leaders in the United Nations Millennium Declaration will be difficult without a significant improvement in the lives of slum dwellers, and the lives of slum dwellers cannot be improved without the sound and sustainable economic development that is conducive to the establishment of a strong shelter sector. As Financing Urban Shelter: Global Report on Human Settlements 2005 emphasizes, one of the key challenges in meeting the Millennium Declaration Goal on slums is mobilization of the financial resources necessary for both slum upgrading and slum prevention by
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Author: Thomas E. Slomba
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: limit, shelter, deduction, affected, households, stamp, program, characteristics, food
Number of Pages: 53
Published: 1997-06
ISBN-10: 078814748X
ISBN-13: 9780788147487

Provisions in the Food Stamp Program to reduce program expenditures through FY 2002 affects how the income of a household that receives food stamps is considered in determining the dollar value of the monthly benefit. This provision retains a limit on the amount of excess shelter expenses that can be deducted from income of households without elderly or disabled members. This report describes the characteristics of households whose food stamp benefits were reduced because of this limit, and the extent to which benefits would have been higher without a limit. Charts and tables.
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: UN-HABITAT
Keywords: shelter, requirements, emphasis, sources, renewable, energy, new
Number of Pages: 53
Published: 1990
ISBN-10: 9211311063
ISBN-13: 9789211311068
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