Land tenure and natural disasters

 
 


Land tenure
and natural disasters

ADDRESSING LAND TENURE
IN COUNTRIES PRONE
TO NATURAL DISASTERS

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    FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2010


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Table of contents

Introduction  [616kb]

MOZAMBIQUE
by Paul De Wit and Simon Norfolk

1. Mozambique – recurrent floods, cyclones and drought
2. Recent natural disasters and their impact
3. Critical land issues after the natural disasters
4. Lessons learned for addressing land issues
5. Tools and local service provision capacity
Bibliography
Abbreviations and Acronyms

BANGLADESH  [512kb]
by Salma A. Shafi
edited by Nicoliene Oudwater

1. Natural disasters in Bangladesh and their impact
2. Land tenure in Bangladesh
3. Disaster management, land tenure and responses
Bibliography
Abbreviations and Acronyms

PHILIPPINES  [415kb]
by Luis Eleazar

1. The Philippines’ vulnerability to natural hazards
2. Major natural disasters and their socio-economic consequences
3. Land tenure and land administration issues related to natural disasters
4. Capacity for supporting land tenure and related natural resource access issues in the post-disaster period
Bibliography
Abbreviations and Acronyms

ECUADOR  [535kb]
by Fausto Jordán Bucheli and Raúl Sánchez Mena

1. Land tenure characteristics and vulnerability to natural disasters in Ecuador
2. Natural disasters in Ecuador (1997–2008) and their effect on land access and land tenure
3. The experiences and lessons learned in relation to land tenure (1997-2008)
4. Strategic issues that can guarantee and secure land tenure for groups vulnerable to natural disasters
Bibliography
Abbreviations and Acronyms


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