Module 4: Green Guide to Strategic Site Selection and Development

Strategic site selection and development are essential components to ensuring construction projects do not put people recovering from disasters at future risk. This module describes the principles of strategic, environmentally sustainable site selection and development for post-disaster humanitarian aid projects. It presents a detailed set of guidelines and checklists as well as a post-disaster recovery timeline with strategic action points for ensuring that the long-term health and security of people and communities recovering from disaster have been factored into site selection and development.