For Local Builders: Technical Handbook on Design, Construction and Renovation of Typhoon-Resilient Low-Income Housing

The technical handbook is part of the Undertaking Feasibility Study for Scaling Up the Model of Storm Resistant Housing for a Resilience Da Nang project, which is implemented in 26 months, from 07/2015 to 09/2017. The implementing agency is the Danang Department of Foreign Affairs (DoFA). The Institute for Social and Environmental Transition (ISET) acts as a consultancy and technical assistance unit in the implementation process. A series of handbook aims at different targeted group (including households, local builders, local officials), is created to guide the design and construction of typhoon-resilient housing to support the replication and scaling-up of the typhoon-resilient housing model.


Da Nang Department of Foreign Affairs, Da Nang Department of Construction, Institute for Social and Environmental Transition-International. (2017). For Local Officials/Staff: Technical Handbook on Design, Construction and Renovation of  Typhoon-Resilient Low-Income Housing. Hanoi, Vietnam: ISET-International.

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB)


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