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Community based disaster risk reduction

Part 2 the compendium links the risks in local housing to the appropriate measures to be adopted locally to achieve safer houses (or public buildings). These appropriate safe construction measures are based on the guiding principles of safe flood and cyclone resistant 10 key principles of  construction tested in various regions of Vietnam by Development Workshop and by the Thua Thien Hue provincial Department of Construction and through their application in different regions of Vietnam and elsewhere worldwide.

Part 3 of the Compendium proposes