COMPARISON OF POST-DISASTER HOUSING PROCUREMENT METHODS IN RURAL AREAS OF TURKEY


Dikmen N., ELİAS ÖZKAN S. T. , Davidson C.

OPEN HOUSE INTERNATIONAL, vol.37, no.1, pp.28-39, 2012 (SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Journal Name: OPEN HOUSE INTERNATIONAL
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.28-39
  • Keywords: earthquake, housing procurement, housing reconstruction, top-down approach, bottom-up approach, community participation
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Earthquakes strike without warning, even though they are known to recur. It is nonetheless difficult to mobilize resources to plan for them in advance, despite the high social and economic costs that can be anticipated, and despite the humanitarian obligation to provide quality and safe housing.