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Chapter 8 Communities and technology: choice and innovation

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Y. Aysan et al. (eds), Developing Building for Safety Programmes: Guidelines for Organizing Safe Building Improvement Programmes in Disaster-prone Areas (London: IT Publications, 1995).
G. Bankoff, R. Langenbach and M. Stephenson, ‘Culture, Risk and the Built Environment’, in World Disasters Report 2014: Focus on Culture and Risk (Geneva: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 2014), http://www.ifrc.org/world-disasters-report-2014.
A. Coburn et al., Technical Principles of Building for Safety (London: IT Publications, 1993).
IFRC, World Disasters Report 2013: Focus on Technology and the Future of Humanitarian Action (Geneva: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 2013), http://www.ifrc.org/en/publications-and-reports/world-disasters-report/world-disasters-report-2013.
Participatory Learning and Action, 54, Mapping for Change: Practice, Technology and Communication (London: International Institute for Environment, 2006),  pubs.iied.org/14524IIED.html.
ProAct Network, The Role of Environmental Management and Eco-engineering in Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation (Nyon: ProAct Network, 2008), http://www.preventionweb.net/files/4148_emecoengindrrcca1.pdf.
R. Shaw et al., Indigenous Knowledge for Disaster Risk Reduction: Good Practices and Lessons Learned from Experiences in the Asia-Pacific Region, European Union/UNISDR Regional Office for Asia and Pacific, 2008), http://www.unisdr.org/files/3646_IndigenousKnowledgeDRR.pdf.
I. Smillie, Mastering the Machine Revisited: Poverty, Aid and Technology (London: ITDG Publishing, 2000).
G. Southgate et al., Using Science for Disaster Risk Reduction: Report of the UNISDR Scientific and Technical Advisory Group – 2013 (Geneva: UNISDR, 2013), http://www.preventionweb.net/english/professional/networks/public/stag.
K. Sudmeier-Rieux et al. (eds), Ecosystems, Livelihoods and Disasters: An Integrated Approach to Disaster Risk Management (Gland & Cambridge: International Union for the Conservation of Nature, 2006), http://cmsdata.iucn.org/downloads/ecosystems_livelihoods_and_disasters.pdf.
K. Sudmeier-Rieux, Ecosystem Approach to Disaster Risk Reduction: Basic Concepts and Recommendations to Governments, with a Special Focus on Europe (Strasbourg: Council of Europe, 2013), http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/majorhazards/ressources/pub/Ecosystem-DRR_en.pdf.
United Nations Platform for Space-based Information for Disaster Management and Emergency Response (UN-SPIDER) website: http://www.un-spider.org.
M. van Leeuven et al., Integrating Ecosystems in Resilience Practice: Criteria for Ecosystem-smart Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation (Wageningen: Wetlands International, undated), http://www.wetlands.org/WatchRead/Currentpublications/tabid/56/mod/1570/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/3479/Integrating-ecosystems-in-resilience-practice.aspx.
World Bank Global Facility for Disaster Risk Reduction, Planning an Open Cities Mapping Project (Washington DC: The World Bank, 2014), http://reliefweb.int/report/world/planning-open-cities-mapping-project.