Rebuilding housing after a disaster : factors for failure
Sadiqi "Wardak", Zabihullah, Coffey, Vaughan, & Trigunarsyah, Bambang (2012) Rebuilding housing after a disaster : factors for failure. In Yamada , Fumihiko & Kakimoto, Ryuji (Eds.) Proceedings of 8th Annual International Conference of the International Institute for Infrastructure, Renewal and Reconstruction (IIIRR), Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan, pp. 292-300.
Disasters, particularly those triggered by nature are often followed by a swift humanitarian relief response to address the resultant emergencies. These efforts are then transitioned through the medium recovery stage, eventually aimed at providing a long term post-disaster reconstruction solution. Emergency humanitarian relief focuses on responding to the immediate need for restoration of basic services, medical treatment and medical supplies, food and temporary shelter, and is a short term strenuous effort. Reconstruction of permanent houses, on the other hand, is a continuous process that often requires decades of effort to return a community to normality. Whilst emergency relief is generally perceived to be very effective, post-disaster housing reconstruction projects often fail to meet their set objectives. This paper outlines and discusses factors that contribute to the failure of post-disaster housing reconstruction projects and the subsequent immediate and long term negative impacts of failure on project outcomes.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Post-disaster housing reconstruction, factors for failure, project outcomes|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING (120500)|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 Please consult the authors.|
|Deposited On:||26 Apr 2012 13:10|
|Last Modified:||20 Apr 2013 19:17|
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