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Lessons from Aceh: key considerations in post-disaster reconstruction

This publication has been created with the intention of capturing key characteristics of the response and lessons learned, in a widely available format. It is intended to provide a valuable reference in future disaster responses. The content is based on the DEC Assurance Mission (Arup, 2007) as well as the authors observations and experiences on previous assignments in Aceh during the post-tsunami response. This is supported by further research and consultation, additional information provided by DEC Member Agencies and other documentation of the response. The views expressed are those of the authors. The material has been arranged in three key sections: Planning, Design and Construction. The individual chapters provide a checklist of key topics. Each chapter begins with a brief summary of key considerations and concludes with key questions that should be considered in future responses


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