Rebuilding Traditional Houses After Disasters

Date: July 2009
Type: Brochures and Flyers
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Series: Knowledge Showcases

Description

On Nias Island, ADB's Earthquake and Tsunami Emergency Project reconstructed and rehabilitated seven villages damaged by the 2004 and 2005 earthquakes. Through the community contracting method, residents rebuilt their houses that preserved architectural traditions and incorporated earthquake resistant features.