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Video "Resistant house / safe people / community development"


Film produced by TRT Hue about Safe housing - Programme of DWF and Programme 48 of Ministry of construction (in Vietnamese).

Atlas Programme 48 - Ministry of Construction


This Atlas present the models of safe house designed and built in 13 provinces of central Vietnam by the Ministry of Construction (Programme 48 / Support to 25 000 families). DWF provides technical support trough the Dipecho Project (Safer built environment integration in disaster risk reduction in Vietnam / 2014-2015). Download the Atlas :

Booklet on safe roof

23 October 2014

As a result of the ECHO funded project "Rebuilding typhoons Wutip & Nari affected communities in central Vietnam" DWF has published a booklet on Safe roof (Damage by storms and technical solutions).

DW 25 years in Vietnam !

21 july 2014

In 1989, DWF (with GRET) implemented the “Storm resistant building techniques” component of the first international DRR project in Vietnam, in Binh Tri Thien Province (a UNDP/UNCHS project following the devastating typhoon Cecil of 1985).

Since 2000, DWF has had an established office in Hue, and has carried out many projects (funded by Canada, European Union, France, IFRC…) to demonstrate, train, disseminate and advocate for the need and possibility to protect the built environment facing the increasing impact of natural disasters: promoting practices to achieve safe housing policy and