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How to assess the success of Relocation after a disaster


  Relocation is defined as a process whereby a community’s housing, assets, and public infrastructure are rebuilt in another location. Often times people are relocated to other safe locations when a disaster occurs such that they are displaced almost permanently from their place of abode. This relocation is usually carried out by governmental or non-governmental bodies in a bid to ...

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About ‘The United Nations’ proposed housing rights for the disabled

Housing rights for the disabled

World View: Provision of adequate housing for disabled The lack of disabled access buildings is a common problem, which makes it difficult for disabled people to obtain housing, and in some cases restricts them to living in specialised institutions while many will rather live on the streets. Housing that is not initially designed for the needs of persons with disabilities ...

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Jehovah’s Witnesses to buy third Fishkill property

Jehovah's Witnesses properties

Jehovah’s Witnesses properties – The Jehovah’s Witnesses organization plans to buy a third property in the Brockway area of the Town of Fishkill, town Supervisor Bob LaColla says. The Watchtower Bible & Tract Society of New York has a purchase contract with AVR Realty, the private developer active in that area, to acquire a project under construction, LaColla said. The project ...

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Trouble in paradise for Australia’s property speculators

Australia property market

Australia property market – One of the key factors powering Australia’s stellar home price boom is set to slow dramatically, economists warn—a change that could finally see the country’s seemingly endless run of property price appreciation take a well-needed pause. Speculative investors are a major force in Australia’s red-hot property market, helping push the value of residential property half a ...

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Dangote commissions $400m cement, coal plants in Zambia

Dangote cement plant in Zambia – Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who was in Zambia on a one-day official visit, commissioned a 1.5 million tonnes Dangote Cement Plant and 30 megawatts (mw) coal-fired power plant in Ndola yesterday. Dangote Group, yesterday, strengthened the bilateral trade between Nigeria and Zambia with the official opening of the Group’s $400 million cement plant, with ...

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hottest zones in abuja

The Iconic leader and one-time President of South Africa the late Nelson Rohlilhahla Mandela once said “Why bother to visit Europe, you’ll find it all here.” This statement was in reference to Abuja the now famous federal capital territory of the most populous black nation in the world. The centrally located Nigeria city with a population of 979,876 was created ...

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Apple buys 43-acre development site in North San Jose

Apple buys 43-acre development site

The Cupertino-based Mac maker has purchased a roughly 43-acre development site in North San Jose in a blockbuster real estate transaction that raises tantalizing questions about the company’s plans there. The deal for developer Lowe Enterprises’ so-called “n1 Campus” closed last week, according to public records. Apple paid just more than $138 million for the property at 2347 North First ...

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Lagos: Task Force arrests illegal occupants of abandoned buildings

Pa Fashina’s Property

The on-going exercise by operatives of the Lagos State Special Task Force on Environmental and other Related Offences to rid Lagos of miscreants and other criminal elements, has led to the arrest of illegal occupants of abandoned buildings, hemp smokers and hoodlums suspected to have been terrorising some areas in the state. Those arrested were three female teenagers and 90 adult ...

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LASEPA seals Kanu Nwankwo’s hotel, worship centers

kanu nwakwo;s hotel

No fewer than 30 facilities were shut by the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency in areas, including Ketu, Ikorodu, Ibeju-Lekki, Victoria Island and Surulere. A hotel owned by ex-Super Eagles player, Kanu Nwankwo, the Hardley Apartments, on Victoria Island was among other hotels, churches and mosques sealed across the state on Monday over alleged air and noise pollution. LASEPA said ...

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