Site and Retaining Wall Hazard Mitigation in Post-Disaster Situations

A Primer

January 2014

Draft pending USAID review

Prepared by Build Change and produced by Parsons Engineering for the United States Agency for International Development

This Primer introduces engineering and development professionals, USAID officers, and host country officials, to the basic steps, principles, and best practices in the process of planning and executing post-disaster mitigation of site hazards for homeowner-driven housing reconstruction projects funded by USAID. It provides a road map for developing a project through planning, evaluation, design, and implementation.

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