Post-disaster housing concerns and dilemmas are complex, global in
nature, and are inextricably intertwined with social, economic, and
political considerations.„ The multi-faceted nature of housing
recovery requires a holistic approach that accounts for its
numerous dimensions and contours that are best captured with
multi-disciplinary, multi-scalar, and multi-hazard approaches. This
book serves as a valuable resource by highlighting the key issues
and challenges that need to be addressed with regard to
post-disaster housing. By featuring a collection of case studies on
various disasters that have occurred globally and written by
scholars and practitioners from various disciplines, it highlights
the rich diversity of approaches taken to solve post-disaster
housing problems. Coming home after Disaster can serve as an
essential reference for researchers and practitioners in disaster
and emergency management, public administration, public policy,
urban planning, sociology, anthropology, geography, economics,
architecture, and other related social science fields. Key features
in this book are: Addresses a wide range of dilemmas such as
differential levels of social and physical vulnerability; problems
related to land tenure, home-ownership, property rights, planning,
and zoning; and political and legal challenges to housing
recovery.„ Discusses the role played by public, private and
non-governmental organizations, the informal sector, financial
institutions, and insurance in rebuilding and housing recovery.
Features global case studies, incorporates relevant examples and
policies, and offers solutions from a range of scholars working in
multiple disciplines and different countries.
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• Ann-Margaret Esnard
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