TITLE

REBUILDING LIVES

PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
UN Chronicle;Dec2006-Feb2007, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the author's experience of witnessing the reconstruction of buildings in Islamabad, Pakistan after being hit by an earthquake. To help the victims of the disaster which happened in October 2005, the Habitat Saw Mill Project offered free service for families to cut timber logs into smaller boards to be used in rebuilding more safely designed houses. The author has met one of the victims who has been grateful for the helped they received.
ACCESSION #
24343280

 

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