Citations with the tag: EMERGENCY housing

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  • Birmingham offers tornado relief plan.
     // Building Design; 1/13/2006, Issue 1704, p5 

    The article reports that the Birmingham council has raised 260 million pound for the regeneration of the areas devastated by the tornado on July 28, 2005. The regeneration project covers the development of community infrastructure, putting redundant land and buildings back in to use, and...

  • Homeaid Atlanta.
     // Atlanta Building News eNewsletter; 6/4/2019, pN.PAG 

    No abstract available.

  • Axe falls on London refuge.
     // Community Care; 2/18/2010, Issue 1806, p9 

    The article reports on the closing of London Refuge Centre in Great Britain in April 2010 due to loss of key funding. Brian Smith, assistant director of St Christopher's Fellowship, says that if new funding was not secured, the refuge would close on March 31, 2010. According to Nick Brenton, of...

  • The industry was a source of refuge and comfort.
    Sheehan, Patricia // Lodging Hospitality; 10/1/2005, Vol. 61 Issue 14, p60 

    Relates how the hotel and lodging industry has been affected by the hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and at the same time a source of refuge and comfort for the victims in the U.S. Benefits of hotels and lodgings to evacuees; Remarks from Hilton spokesperson Kathy Shepard on the issue; Ironic...

  • Counselling refugees and asylum seekers (Book).
    Learman, Lynn; Bowley, Jake // Healthcare Counselling & Psychotherapy Journal; Apr2004, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p40 

    In April 2000 the Government began its policy of dispersing those claiming asylum across Great Britain. Prior to 2000 asylum seekers and refugees did not move far away from existing communities in cities such as London. During this time, asylum seekers are not allowed to work and have to manage...

  • Tsunami reflections.
    Rahman, Khalid L. // OECD Observer; May2005, Issue 249, p36 

    The article discusses about the aftereffects of tsunami, which struck south and southeast Asia in late December. It caused massive destruction and left more than 300,000 persons dead or missing, and many more injured. An estimated $7 76 billion will be required for rehabilitation and...

  • Das Modellprojekt �Frauenhaus Berlin� � Hilfen f�r mi�handelte Frauen �.
    Hagemann-White, Carol; Kavemann, Barbara; Kootz, Johanna; Weinmann, Ute; Wildt, Carola Christine; Burgard, Roswitha; Scheu, Ursula // Zeitschrift f�r Sozialreform; sep1982, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p563 

    This first half of an article concerning battered women is presented. The authors discuss the project "Frauenhaus Berlin," which is a shelter for battered women in Berlin, West Germany. The house provides advice and visits to women who are unable or unwilling to come to the shelter, monitoring...

  • Juicing Up City Hall.
    Robertson, Gregor // Corporate Knights Magazine; Winter2009, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p12 

    The article reports on the homelessness crisis in Vancouver, British Columbia. As newly-elected mayor, Gregor Robertson is looking to eliminate homelessness by 2015. He developed the Homeless Emergency Action Team program which included 250 new shelter beds. Robertson is also a founder of Happy...

  • Escape to Nowhere.
    Stoessinger, John G. // New Republic; 1/28/57, Vol. 136 Issue 4, p14 

    This article focuses on the refugee acceptance policy of the U.S. in context of refugees from Hungary. The American response to the Hungarian refugees has been a spontaneous combustion of generosity. There is an unanimous urge to liberalize immigration policy for the Hungarian freedom fighters....

  • Foldable and Transportable Shelter System for Disaster Relief.
    Fadhil, Emaduldeen Ibraheem; Abdul Rashid, Abdul Khalim; Hamid, Roszilah // European Journal of Scientific Research; Jul2009, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p115 

    A foldable and transportable shelter system has been designed for disaster relief and field events. The prototype of this system has been fabricated to observe the application of folding mechanism for it. In this system the four sides connected to the floor via hinges. The roof divided into two...

  • Serving the Homeless: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Homeless Shelter Services.
    Glisson, George M.; Thyer, Bruce A.; Fischer, Robert L. // Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare; Dec2001, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p89 

    The effects of homeless assistance services at the local level are tremendously difficult to ascertain. In this study, a four-month sample of homeless persons served by a local homeless shelter and case management program were contacted nine to eleven months after receiving services. The...

  • Los centros de mujeres: espacios de empoderamiento en Darfur.
    Lowry, Carmen // Revista Migraciones Forzadas; may2007, Issue 27, p43 

    No abstract available.

  • Homeless center planned for Roseville.
    Begin, Sherri // Crain's Detroit Business; 3/3/2008, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p18 

    The article reports on the plan of the Macomb County Rotating Emergency Shelter Team to construct a homeless center on its property in Roseville, Michigan. The team hopes to hold a ground breaking ceremony in fall 2008. The Department of Housing and Urban Development give $600,000 grant to the...

  • In San Francisco, gays amongst those fighting a home of GLBT street youth.
    Berlo, Beth // Bay Windows; 1/20/2000, pN.PAG 

    Reports on the opposition of the residents in San Francisco, California to the proposal of Reverend Jim Mitulski to use the local church as shelter for the homeless gay and lesbian youth. Arguments of the residents against the proposal; Concerns of the residents on the consequences of providing...

  • Winter anxiety, British affectation, & post-war housing.
    Know // Cincinnati Magazine; Jan2013, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p30 

    Several questions and answers related to Cincinnati, Ohio, and its people including the winter anxiety among Cincinnatians, post-war emergency housing and the influence of the British English on the American English, are presented.

  • Building in a Bag.
    Caplan, Jeremy // Time; 12/5/2005, Vol. 166 Issue 23, p89 

    This article looks at an emergency shelter designed by two young British engineers that can be erected in less than an hour. The shelter is made of a cement-impregnated fabric that can be erected by a single untrained person in 40 minutes. The structure consists of a cement-filled sack to which...

  • Advocates Insist Housing Programs Need Full Funding.
    Wright, James // Washington Informer; 1/27/2011, Vol. 46 Issue 65, p10 

    The article reports on the conclusion of the Fair Budget Coalition of the District of Columbia during its Housing and Homelessness Issue Briefing, that housing programs need to be fully funded. According to the Policy Analyst Jenny Reed, the problem is the rising rents. It notes that the...

  • The River People.
    Morton, Margaret // Raritan; Spring2006, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p80 

    Several photographs related to a group of homeless men in 1980s are presented. Their plywood shanties are along the seawall that borders the East River between the Manhattan Bridge and the Brooklyn Bridge. Some of the photographs feature their activities in their self-made temporary village...

  • Missouri Builds Mass Underground Tornado Shelters.
    Morton, Margaret // State News (Council of State Governments); Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p6 

    The article reports on the decision of the Missouri government to construct the first of several underground tornado shelters in Pettis Country. The shelters, with a 10-inch reinforced concrete walls, restrooms and ventilation, can hold an estimated 1,000 people. The role of the U.S. Federal...

  • Qualcomm Stadium adds to its resume.
    Jimenez, Roman // Gay & Lesbian Times; 11/8/2007, Issue 1037, p33 

    The article reports on the use of Qualcomm Stadium as an evacuation site for the victims of wildfires in San Diego, California. Nearly 14,000 residents flocked to the stadium to seek refuge after the largest mass evacuation in California history. Music groups, clowns and gymnasts showed up to...

  • AFC Enterprises pledges to fund 100 Habitat houses in Honduras.
    Jimenez, Roman // Nation's Restaurant News; 12/21/98, Vol. 32 Issue 51, p32 

    Reports on AFC Enterprises Inc.'s pledge to fund the construction of 100 houses in Honduras for the Habitat for Humanity. Food service operations of AFC; Amount sought by Habitat for Humanity for the Hurricane Mitch Emergency Building Fund for Honduras; AFC Chairman Frank Belatti's comment...

  • Dealers contribute to hurricane recovery.
    Jimenez, Roman // Home Channel News; 10/17/2005, Vol. 31 Issue 18, p6 

    Reports on the efforts of nonprofit organization Builder for Rebuilders to collect used and new hand and power tools from dealers, builders, contractors and remodelers that will help rebuild homes in the Gulf Coast affected by Hurricane Katrina and Rita.

    Jimenez, Roman // Journal of Housing & Community Development; May/Jun2004, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p15 

    Reports on the identification of homelessness as a human rights violation according to some housing advocates in the U.S. Number of American people sleep in streets or in makeshift shelters on any given night; Increase for request for emergency shelter; Acknowledgment of homelessness as a...

  • Legislature gains barely passing grade.
    Jimenez, Roman // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 7/3/2006, Vol. 26 Issue 52, p20 

    The article evaluates the performance of the Louisiana Legislature following the Hurricane Katrina disaster. State legislators are given high ratings for passing the $7.5 billion housing aid program for homes damaged or destroyed by the hurricane and for consolidating New Orleans court systems,...

  • MASH revisited.
    McLean, Candis // Report / Newsmagazine (Alberta Edition); 11/5/2001, Vol. 28 Issue 21, p44 

    Focuses on the efforts the organization known as Family of Men Support Society, to establish the first safe house for men fleeing domestic violence in Canada. Goals of the shelter, which will be called the Men's Alternative Safe House; Mention of a 2000 study that reported the percentage of...

  • MASH revisited.
    McLean, Candis // Report / Newsmagazine (BC Edition); 11/5/2001, Vol. 28 Issue 21, p44 

    Focuses on the efforts the organization known as Family of Men Support Society, to establish the first safe house for men fleeing domestic violence in Canada. Goals of the shelter, which will be called the Men's Alternative Safe House; Mention of a 2000 study that reported the percentage of...

  • Evolution of Disaster Planning and Housing in Malaysia: A Reviews.
    Roosli, Ruhizal; O'Keefe, Phil; Mydin, Azree Othuman // World Applied Sciences Journal; 2013, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p945 

    This article reviews the literature concerning studies of international and national disaster planning and housing in Malaysia. Focus of argument centered to the very classic evolution of disaster planning transformation from the notion of disaster represented as natural event to act of social...

  • Mom, 6 kids killed in Tacloban tent fire.
    Roosli, Ruhizal; O'Keefe, Phil; Mydin, Azree Othuman // Filipino Reporter; 5/30/2014, Vol. 42 Issue 26, p9 

    The article reports the death of a mother and her six children in a fire at the tent city located in Tacloban City in the Eastern Visayas region of the Philippines six months after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the region in November 2013.

  • Kashmir crisis is worse than the Asian tsunami, says WHO.
    Moszynski, Peter // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 10/22/2005, Vol. 331 Issue 7522, p926 

    The article reports on Kashmir after the earthquake in South Asia. The World Health Organization's regional office says the destruction is worse than the Asian tsunami. An appeal has been made for health care professionals and medical supplies. The U.N. Office for Coordination of Humanitarian...

  • New ways of addressing an old urban problem.
    Zipp, Yvonne // Christian Science Monitor; 1/22/99, Vol. 91 Issue 39, p3 

    Discusses homelessness in the United States, which is continuing to rise despite a strong economy in January 1999. How Massachusetts has moved people from shelters to permanent homes; Housing costs as forcing people into homelessness; The lack of affordable housing; The efforts in Columbus,...

  • Play it safe on stowaways.
    Zipp, Yvonne // Truck & Driver; Jan2005, p11 

    This article reports that regular driver on the Continent, Steven Cable of Shrewsbury, was recently refuelling at Calais services at around 9.30-10pm when he noticed the British trailer in front being boarded by refugees, despite the area being crowded. He tried unsuccessfully to get the...

  • MSMC students helping to rebuild New Orleans.
    Zipp, Yvonne // Hudson Valley Business Journal; 12/17/2007, Vol. 18 Issue 51, p22 

    The article reports on the assistance extended by the students in Mount Saint Mary College to rebuild New Orleans, Louisiana. Nineteen students from the college will spend part of their winter break rebuilding homes damaged by Hurricane Katrina. The activity is part of the school's mission week...

  • Giardiasis in children living in post-earthquake camps from Armenia (Colombia).
    Lora-Suarez, Fabiana; Marin-Vasquez, Carolina; Loango, Nelsy; Gallego, Martha; Torres, Elizabeth; Gonzalez, Maria Mercedes; Castaño-Osorio, Jhon Carlos; Gómez-Marín, Jorge Enrique // BMC Public Health; 2002, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p5 

    Background: An earthquake in the coffee growing region of Colombia on January 25, 1999 destroyed 70% of the houses in Armenia city. Transitory housing camps still remained until two years after the disaster. Parasitological studies found that, in this population, giardiasis was the most frequent...

  • $1.7M lead poison safe house, first of its kind.
    Browne, J. Zamgba // New York Amsterdam News; 7/26/2001, Vol. 92 Issue 30, p4 

    Focuses on establishment of a facility in New York City that would temporarily house families with lead-poisoned children. Cost of the Manhattan Lead Safe House; Northern Manhattan Improvement Corp.'s operation of the facility.

    Browne, J. Zamgba // African Business News; 3/17/2014, p1 

    The article reports that the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) is in the process of relocating displaced civilians to better shelter ahead of coming rains. Out of the 706,000 people who have been displaced since fighting began in mid-December 2013, 77,000 are in the UNMISS bases. UN...

  • Families With Children Constitute Third of the Homeless, Mayors Say. .
    Pavuk, Anne // Education Week; 5/20/1987, Vol. 6 Issue 34, p12 

    The article reports on the findings of a new study by the U.S. Conference of Mayors that families with children constitute one-third of the homeless population in major cities of the U.S. 95 percent of the homeless population in Norfolk, Virginia is comprised of families with children. There was...

    Barth, Amy // Science World; 1/12/2015, Vol. 71 Issue 7, p14 

    The article focuses on the design of a shelter for refugees by furniture company IKEA and innovative housing solutions provider Refugee Housing Unit (RHU) and mentions the use of polyolefin foam as material, the modular design of the shelter and adjustments made to the location of the door.

  • Jerusalem shelter for religious battered women to double its capacity.
    Barth, Amy // Jewish Telegraphic Agency: 1922 to present; 1/1/2015, p1 

    JERUSALEM (JTA) -- An organization that runs two shelters for religious battered women will double its capacity and wipe out its current waiting list.

  • Humanizing Architecture in Emergencies: Towards an Improved Model of Basic Settlement without Negative Impact.
    Ros-García, Juan M. // International Journal of the Constructed Environment; 2013, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p25 

    To the question: "Is it possible to do architecture in a disaster area?" the XIII Architecture Biennale of Venice answered by awarding the 2012 Golden Lion Award to the Japanese Pavilion. The emergency architecture created in response to the tsunami in 2011 was considered very timely (Fig.1). As...

    Halioran, Katie P. // Planning; Jul2014, Vol. 80 Issue 7, p8 

    The article features Reaction Inc., a housing development company founded by Michael McDaniel in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina aimed to provide disaster housing needs. Topics covered include its Exo Housing System, the features of its prototype Exo units, including allowing disaster...

  • Advocate And Problem Solver.
    Rasmussen, Patty // Georgia Trend; Jan2005, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p121 

    This article focuses on lawyer Horace Shibley's efforts to work for the homeless. Working under the premise that homelessness is a regional issue, Sibley recruited commission members from outside the city limits. Another project, the Gateway 24/7 Emergency Services Center, which opened in...

  • Moving Beyond Emergency Shelter: Who Should Fund Low-Income Housing?
    Dattalo, Patrick // Social Work; Jul91, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p297 

    To address the problems of homeless people, emergency-oriented service. were increased during the 1980s. However, too little progress has been made in solving a principal cause of homelessness: the expanding gap between supply, and demand for low-income housing. This article analyzes arguments...

  • Deployable Structures.
    Del Grosso, Andrea E.; Basso, Paolo // Advances in Science & Technology; 2013, Vol. 83, p122 

    The article focuses on the use of deployable structures. Topics discussed include the properties and behavior of deployable structure, the structure kinematics, and the scissor-like mechanisms of deployable structure. It also explores the application of deployable structures in temporary,...

  • Emergency Housing Rises In Storm Season's Wake.
    Sawyer, Tom // ENR: Engineering News-Record; 12/6/2004, Vol. 253 Issue 22, p16 

    This article reports that the landscape looks untroubled along Interstate 75 south of Tampa until you top a rise and see trees shredded, blue tarps blooming on roofs and a half-dozen 80-ft-tall light poles folded over like hairpins and jammed into the ground. Almost four months later, Charlotte...

  • Councils fail to spend £26 million in hardship funds.
    Sawyer, Tom // Planner; Dec2013, p9 

    The article talks about the total unspent 26 million British pounds in emergency housing funding from councils in Great Britain and British authorities which was discovered by a freedom of information request on use of the 155 million pounds discretionary housing payment (DHP) funds in April 2014.

  • Casa Nicole HIV/AIDS transitional housing program opens its doors in central Tijuana.
    Hope, Randy // Gay & Lesbian Times; 6/28/2007, Issue 1018, p14 

    The article features the Casa Nicole hospice and transitional housing program for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) patients in central Tijuana in Baja California, Mexico. The facility provides accommodation for 12 patients, offering room and board,...

  • Winding Road Home plan creates heavy decisions.
    O'Connor, Terry // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 10/9/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 15, p23 

    The author comments on The Road Home housing recovery program designed to help residents affected by hurricanes Katrina and Rita to get back into their homes in Louisiana. According to the author, it would be difficult to convince residents to get back into their homes due to low confidence in...

  • Women and Spatial Speculation.
    Brown, Lori A. // Women & Environments International Magazine; Spring/Summer2004, Issue 62/63, p21 

    Describes the architectural drawing of the Temporary Shelter project for women in lower Manhattan borough in New York City.

  • State donates surplus equipment to airport.
    Brown, Lori A. // Hudson Valley Business Journal; 7/22/96, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p45 

    Reports that the New York State Department of Transportation at Stewart International Airport has donated several surplus office items to the Emergency Housing Group in Middletown, New York.

  • Who is homeless?
    Brown, Lori A. // New York Teacher; 12/17/2009, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p15 

    The article offers information on the definition of homeless students in the U.S. The 22-year-old federal McKinney-Vento Act made a definition of a student as homeless if they share a house with another family and live in transitional and emergency housing. In addition, it defines students as...

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