A Proposed Criteria Matrix for Decision Analysis of Post Disaster Temporary Accommodation Units

2018-05-06
Akdede, Nil
Ay, Bekir Özer
Disasters caused by natural hazards or socio-political crises pose widespread damage on built environment resulted with loss of housing. To meet accommodation needs of disaster victims, temporary accommodation units are a common solution not only to bridge the gap until permanent housing are ready to use but also to provide physical and psychological rehabilitation. As post-disaster accommodation units are absolutely diversified from the housing production in usual conditions with respect to necessity of prompt readiness and instant as well as extensive response, the management of provision, design and construction of them require rapid and organizational evaluation. In an ideal disaster management process, it is critical to define decision criteria of temporary accommodation units in ‘preparedness’ period to achieve a rational decision-making process in limited time of ‘reconstruction’ and ‘recovery’ phase. In literature, there are several studies on decision criteria of temporary accommodation units, yet they generally concentrate on a particular feature. The aim of this study is to generate an extensive and holistic decision criteria matrix to guide decision makers in evaluation of post-disaster temporary accommodation units.

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Citation Formats
N. Akdede and B. Ö. Ay, “A Proposed Criteria Matrix for Decision Analysis of Post Disaster Temporary Accommodation Units,” Sakarya, Türkiye, 2018, p. 1, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/72112.