Suggestion for using Christopher Alexander's concept of a "Pattern Language" in a wiki-like way to encourage participatory revision of rebuilding plans toward a consensus view or vision.
Overview of American Planning Association activities and resources for Hurricane Katrina recovery planning.
"An American Institute of Certified Planners professional development workshop for city and county planners, elected officials, and consultants".
This article "discusses specific zoning techniques that can be used in the aftermath of natural disasters to redress obvious vulnerabilities in the community as well as to help rebuild a more vibrant and disaster-resistant local economy".
Call from Community Labor United "for evacuees from our community to actively participate in the rebuilding of New Orleans" and for the establishment of "a People's Hurricane Fund that will be directed and administered by New Orleanian evacuees".
Overview and timeline of ad hoc coordination in developing PeopleFinder and other tools for supporting linking and recovery efforts fro Hurricane Katrina.
Blod discussion of using sociall tagging to support coordination and participation in Hurricane Katrina relief and recovery activities.
Blog dialogue on proposals to "bring together the best of the web — software, hardware, infrastructure, media, money — to start to gather around needs and solutions" for disaster recovery.
A humanitarian aid agency supporting the transitional settlement and shelter of populations affected by conflict and natural disasters, supporting human rights, dignity, protection, health, environment, and livelihoods.
Posting by Witold Rybczynski looking at lessons from past attempts to provide emergency shelter and housing to victims of disasters.