A review of the Philippines Typhoons Shelter working Group

This review of the Phillippine Floods Shelter Working Group (MSWG) is the second review commissioned by the Shelter Department of the International Federation of Red Cross and Crescent Societies (IFRC) Secretariat. This learning is intended to inform future field experiences in Shelter activities and Shelter Cluster Coordination. This report first reviews and analysis the experience of the International Federation with respect to the establishment anf operation of the PSWG, with a particular emhpasis on lessons to be learnt for future operations. Second, it provides a foundation for establishing policy and guidelines for emergency shelter coordination leadership at the national level. And last, it provides recommendations with regards to the international Federation's leadership of future emergency shelter coordination.