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New DS Publication on Obstacles to Shelter Solutions after Natural Disasters
Displacement Solutions' Myanmar at the HLP Crossroads: Proposals for Building an Improved Housing, Land and Property Rights Framework that Protects the People and Supports Sustainable Economic Development cited at an Expert Group Meeting on housing options for Myanmar.
This DS report explores some of the common regulatory obstacles affecting the housing, land and property sectors that may impact upon the enjoyment of the HLP rights of disaster-affected families and communities and how - if left without suitable policy interventions - they can impede the successful implementation of international shelter programmes. It outlines key HLP issues including access to land, land administration and land use planning. It examines the specific HLP rights to which those affected by disaster are entitled under these various legal regimes and how these rights can inform post-disaster policies and strategies by those involved in the shelter sector. To access it, click here. ...