Journal article

The Role of Humanitarian Agencies in Reconstruction and Development of Disaster Affected Communities in Japan and the Philippines

Sandra Carrasco, David O'Brien, D Amaratunga (ed.), R Haigh (ed.)

Procedia Engineering | ELSEVIER | Published : 2018

Abstract

Post-disaster reconstruction is a complex process engaging various stakeholders who typically respond to the policies and implementation strategies developed by governments and coordination bodies governing affected countries. Among the stakeholders, humanitarian organizations have actively participated in the process of community support and reconstruction, and their role has been widely recognized since they focused their efforts in different events over the last two decades. This study is focused on projects carried out by humanitarian agencies in the aftermath of major disasters in Japan and the Philippines. The aim of this research is to analyse the approaches for recovery and reconstru..

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