Basic Housing Construction Instructions for protection against natural and manmade disasters in rural Areas

Disaster risks and hazards reduction is one of Rwanda priorities to save lives and properties. It was identified that disasters caused by heavy rain with wind and storms causes enormous losses of lives, properties and infrastructure damages in different parts of the country. Response and recovery at different occasions when disasters struck bore costs in millions Rwandan francs, yet these losses could have been minimized or prevented if appropriate measures were taken; in this case compliance with basic housing construction regulations.

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