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May132013

Step-by-Step Guide to Shelter Construction: West Bengal Flood-Resistant Shelter Pilot Program

Step-by-Step Guide to Shelter Construction: West Bengal Flood-Resistant Shelter Pilot Program  

This construction guide describes how to build disaster-resistant shelters. Catholic Relief Services used this guide to build flood-resistant shelters in West Bengal.

Download the PDF (1.1 MB)

 

Contents

Document Overview and Purpose   1
Phase One: Site Preparation and Excavation   1
Phase Two: Precast Reinforce Concrete Pillar Placement, Attachment of Top Plates and Cross-bracing, and Assembly of Roof Structure   5
Phase Three: Plinth Construction   13
Phase Four: Attachment of CGI Roof Sheets   16
Phase Five: Bamboo Wall Sheathing Attachment   18

 

Publication details

Authors: Isaac Boyd, Kirtimayi Mishra, Cassie Dummett
Publisher: Catholic Relief Services (2013)
Booklet: 20 pages
Language: English
Dimensions: 8.5 x 11 inches

Posted on May 13, 2013


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