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Darfur Early Recovery

Darfur Early Recovery

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If all estimated 400,000 families currently displaced in Darfur return to their places of origin and reconstruct their destroyed homes utilizing the traditional building practices, with wood as the main structural element, they will need to find and cut an estimated 16 million mature trees. In light of the ongoing documented deforestation, this would be an environmental, social, and economic disaster that must be avoided” (source: project document, 2009). This books comprises a summary approach, lessons learnt of UN-Habitat and DFID funded project in Sudan; using stabilized soil blocks in building of dwellings and institutions in the first stages of recovery in Darfur.
If all estimated 400,000 families currently displaced in Darfur return to their places of origin and reconstruct their destroyed homes utilizing the traditional building practices, with wood as the main structural element, they will need to find and cut an estimated 16 million mature trees. In light of the ongoing documented deforestation, this would be an environmental, social, and economic disaster that must be avoided” (source: project document, 2009). This books comprises a summary approach, lessons learnt of UN-Habitat and DFID funded project in Sudan; using stabilized soil blocks in building of dwellings and institutions in the first stages of recovery in Darfur.

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DARFUR EARLY RECOVERY, STABILIZED SOIL BLOCKS FOR SUSTAINABLE URBAN GROWTH
 
DARFUR EARLY RECOVERY, STABILIZED SOIL BLOCKS FOR SUSTAINABLE URBAN GROWTH
 
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DARFUR EARLY RECOVERY, STABILIZED SOIL BLOCKS FOR SUSTAINABLE URBAN GROWTH
Copyright © United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), 2009Darfur Early Recovery, StabilizeD soil blocks for sustainable urban growthPhotographs © Fernando Murillo and Solomon Mwangi / UN-HABITAT Sketches © Fernando MurilloAll rights ReservedUNITED NATIONS HUMAN SETTLEMENTS PROGRAMMEP.O. Box 30030, GPO, Nairobi, 00100, KenyaTel.: +254 (20) 762 3120, Fax: +254 (20) 762 4266E-mail: habitat.publications@unhabitat.orgwww.unhabitat.org
DISCLAIMER
The designations employed and the presentation of material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries or regarding its economic system or degree of development. The analysis, conclusions and recommendations of this publication do not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), the Governing Council of UN-HABITAT or its Member States. Excerpts may be reproduced without authorization, on condition that the source is indicated.HS/107/10EISBN Number: 978-92-1-132219-4
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
Primary authors: Jaana Mioch, Fernando MurilloDarfur team: Massimo Marafatto CTA, Amel Abdo Hassan. LCH Expert El Fasher, Yasir Yousif El Fiel, Mutaz Mustafa Nugud, Amal Saad El Sheikh.Editor: Edward Miller and Tom OsanjoFor further information regarding this publiucation please contact: mathias.spaliviero@unhabitat.orgLayout: Godfrey MunangaPrinting: Publishing Services Section, Nairobi, ISO 14001:2004 - certified.

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