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Views from the Frontline 2011 - Country Report Viet Nam

15 July 2011

DWF has implemented the survey Views from the Frontline 2011, to evaluate the local governance for disaster risk reduction in Viet Nam.

The final report is available here.

Main conclusion : there is a gap from official evaluation to reality at local level, and the lack of financial resources is considered as the main obstacle for an efficient implementation of the DRR policy.

Impact study on developing local capacity to reduce vulnerability and poverty in Central Viet Nam

23 June 2011

This report presents findings of a study commissioned in 2010 by Development Workshop France (DWF) with support from the Building and Social Housing Foundation (UK) to assess the impact of the DWF project in Vietnam to promote the prevention of typhoon1 damage to housing and public building since 2000.

Housing and Urban Development South-South Transfer Award

25 November 2010

UN-HABITAT, the Building and Social Housing Foundation (BSHF) and the UNDP Special Unit for South-South Cooperation have announced the winners of the Housing and Urban Development South-South Transfer Award, a special joint initiative which seeks to recognise housing and urban development practices that have been successfully transferred to other countries in the global South.

The awards were presented on 25th November 2010 as part of the activities of the Global South-South Development Expo in Geneva, Switzerland, a platform for showcasing successful Southern-grown development solutions to

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