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The purpose of USAID/OFDA humanitarian shelter and settlements (S&S) assistance is to provide decent, safe, and habitable living spaces to disaster/crisis-affected populations in need of...

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Date: Feb 2014
Location: World

In recent years, international humanitarian agencies have been adapting their
responses to emergencies. Many have begun using cash-based initiatives, alongside
or in place of...

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The work of the shelter and settlements programme supports strategic Aim 1 of Strategy 2020, to save lives, protect livelihoods, and strengthen recovery from disasters and crises.
In line...

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The objective of humanitarian S&S assistance is to ensure access to safe and appropriate living spaces in
neighborhoods where affected households can resume critical social and...

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This video published by the IFRC in 2011 explains PASSA, a participatory tool that allows communities to improve their living environment, build safer shelters and design better settlements.

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Investment in pre-crisis measures to reduce risk is always preferable to reconstruction. When crisis does occur, people will start rebuilding from the first day and the focus should be to enable...

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Date: Jul 2014
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This web-book replaces the Shelter Handbook and has been produced as a guide to support NRC field and headquarters staff in shelter programming. It contains material on NRC shelter principles, theory...
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Publisher(s):
Date: Jul 2014
Location: World
NRC understands there to be 18 shelter assistance methods that are normally combined to support the affected population, depending upon the nature of the shelter or settlement programme. Most of...
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Date: Jul 2014
Location: World
In this Handbook, the word ‘settlement’ is used with two meanings. The first meaning is places where people live, the community’s area. The second meaning is how the affected population settles after...
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Date: Jan 2016
Location: World
Shelter in Urban Emergencies is a RedR UK training event in conjuction with LLoyds trust. The aim of the training is to bring together experienced Shelter humanitarians as presenters and participants...

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