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International human rights standards on post-disaster resettlement and rehabilitation

International human rights standards on post-disaster resettlement and rehabilitation

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Published by ActionAid International in Bangalore .
Written in English


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Statement[compiled by Bikram Jeet Betra and Shivani Chaudhry] ; compilation by Habitat International Coalition-Housing and Land Rights Network (HIC-HLRN) and People"s Movement for Human Rights Learning ; in collaboration with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing.
The Physical Object
Pagination131 p.
Number of Pages131
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Open LibraryOL23679969M
LC Control Number2009346820

yan and in the middle of the Philippine Government’s largest post-disaster rescue and rehabilitation effort. Corazon Juliano-Soliman This can only be achieved through partnership, we are very happy in the confidence and support the Government of the Philippines has shown us throughout this period especially from DSWD and DILG. International cooperation on humanitarian assistance in the field of natural disasters, from relief to development post-disaster recovery and disaster risk reduction. hazards are wholly “natural”, and therefore inevitable and outside human control. Instead, it is widely recognized that such disasters are the result of the way.   An overview of post‐disaster permanent housing reconstruction in developing countries An overview of post‐disaster permanent housing reconstruction in developing countries Iftekhar Ahmed Purpose – A set of guidelines widely agreed by the international humanitarian aid community, such as the Sphere Handbook, is currently lacking for permanent housing reconstruction .


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This revised UNHCR Resettlement Handbook is the product of close consultation and collaboration among UNHCR staff and resettlement partners.

The Division of. International Protection International human rights standards on post-disaster resettlement and rehabilitation book particularly wishes to thank the many colleagues health or fundamental human rights are at risk in the country where they.

International Human Rights Standards on Post-disaster Resettlement and Rehabilitation7 Working Document The intention of this compilation is to International human rights standards on post-disaster resettlement and rehabilitation book attention to some of the numerous existing international human rights instruments, including guidelines adopted by UN agencies that should form the basis for ongoing post-tsunami rehabilitation work.

Batra, B.J. and Chaudhry, S. (), “International human rights standards on post-disaster resettlement and rehabilitation”, working document, Habitat International Coalition –.

BATRA, B. & CHAUDHRY, S. International Human Rights Standards on Post ‐ disaster Resettlement and Rehabilitation. UN Comprehensive Human Rights Guildelines on.

Disaster, as defined by the United Nations, is a serious disruption of the functioning of a community or society, which involve widespread human, material, economic or environmental impacts that exceed the ability of the affected community or society to cope using its own resources [1].

Disaster management is how we deal with the human, material, economic or environmental impacts of said. Batra, B.J.; Chaudhry, S. International Human Rights Standards on Post-Disaster Resettlement and Rehabilitation.

Habitat International Coalition–Housing and Land Rights Network and People’s Movement for Human Rights Learning in collaboration with the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing.

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Government of the Republic of Haiti. All reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts should take account of the needs of especially vulnerable or marginalised groups.

The right to protection in temporary housing arrangements: The setting up and running of temporary housing settlements following disasters should be in full conformity with International human rights standards on post-disaster resettlement and rehabilitation book human rights standards.

The Committee also decided to recommend to the Human Rights Council that it extend the time schedule envisaged to allow for better informed work by re-circulating the questionnaires to seek the views and inputs of the various stakeholders, and that the Advisory Committee be requested to submit its progress report to the Council at its twenty.

These global quality standards see humanitarian assistance, its delivery and acquisition, as a rights issue, derived from international humanitarian law, refugee law and the human rights conventions.

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Disaster Management Ethics Sustainable transformation as a conceptual framework The management of disasters calls for quick relief to address immediate needs and stabilize the affected population.

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7 ibid. using g The National Policy for Resettlement and Rehabilitation, 8 HABITAT INTERNATIONAL COALITION - Housing and Land Rights Network accepted human rights standards and develop a strong rights-based approach to relief and rehabilitation work.

The right to humanitarian relief must also be recognised and upheld as a basic human right. Post-tsunami rehabilitation efforts need to urgently focus on the provision of.

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This book looks at how the multiplicity of formal and informal normative systems that actualize the post-disaster recovery goals of the country’s Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of has resulted in the inadequate housing and relocation of Typhoon Ketsana victims in the Philippines.

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The human rights dimensions of climate change were rather late arrivals into the global climate change debate (See, for instance: International Council on Human Rights Policy, Climate Change and. United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration.

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Founded init became part of the United Nations inand it largely shut down operations in   Decisions being made right from the start through to the post-disaster reconstruction and rehabilitation effort need to conform to international standards and principles.

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