Post‐disaster Housing Reconstruction: The Impact of Resourcing in Post‐cyclones Sidr and Aila in Bangladesh

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Islam, MZ, Kolade, O and Kibreab, G (2018). Post‐disaster Housing Reconstruction: The Impact of Resourcing in Post‐cyclones Sidr and Aila in Bangladesh. Journal of International Development.
AuthorsIslam, MZ, Kolade, O and Kibreab, G
Abstract

This study draws on structured interviews of 285 villagers and semi‐structured interviews of 20 key stakeholders to investigate the effectiveness of resourcing for post‐disaster housing reconstruction in Bangladesh. Through evaluating post‐disaster housing reconstruction theories and approaches, the synthesis of literature and empirical fieldwork, this paper develops a dynamic theoretical framework that moves the trajectory of post‐disaster housing reconstruction towards the construction of more resilient houses. The results of descriptive statistics, multiple regression and thematic analyses indicate that only 6 per cent of reconstructed houses could withstand cyclones, and access to resources played a pivotal role in post‐Sidr and post‐Aila housing reconstruction.

Keywords1402 Applied Economics; 1604 Human Geography; 1605 Policy And Administration; Development Studies
Year2018
JournalJournal of International Development
PublisherWiley
ISSN1099-1328
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.1002/jid.3367
Publication dates
Print04 May 2018
Publication process dates
Deposited15 May 2018
Accepted21 Feb 2018
Accepted author manuscript
License
CC BY 4.0
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