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This collection of guidance, standards and training materials is intended to support the planning and management of open camps established in response to both natural disasters and complex emergencies, understanding that camps should be established only as part of a comprehensive shelter and settlement strategy, involving explorations of alternatives to camps.
Cash transfer programing
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 to explore and develop the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively work in the early stages of an urban emergency. Aid agencies have struggled to effectively respond recent urban emergencies. One of the main gaps of response is a lack of...
Documents used for reference for the RedR Shelter in Urban Emergencies course.
Supporting humanitarian capacity building, this collection presents key documents relating to law, principles, standards and codes. This collection should be used in conjunction with national strategies, planning and building codes, as well as with agency policies.
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Date: 2. April 2016 - 8:30 to 20. May 2016 - 17:30
For more information: • CAS People Management in Humanitarian Settings (2 April – 20 May 2016) • Thematic Seminar Team Management in Humanitarian Settings (18 – 22 April) • Thematic Seminar Manager, Leader and Coach (25 –29 April) CERAH’s Certificate of Advanced Studies in Humanitarian Action (CAS) on People Management in Humanitarian Settings equips professionals engaged in the humanitarian sector with skills and strategies to...
Date: 3. May 2016 - 9:00 to 4. May 2016 - 16:00
Location: Worldwide
What does, could or should innovation mean for the Shelter sector, looking from the perspective of technically improving humanitarian shelters to assure quality and sustainability? We propose presentations under three main sub-topics: "product innovations" show-casing new develoments of shelter solutions, related materials or Non food Items, "innovative practices and techniques" featuring mainly developments from the field...
Date: 27. January 2016 - 10:00 to 24. April 2016 - 17:00
Location: London
The destruction of cities, whether manmade or natural, can present unique opportunities to radically rethink townscapes. The exhibition 'Creation from Catastrophe – how Architecture rebuilds Communities' explores the varying and sometimes magical ways that cities and communities have been re-imagined in the aftermath of disasters. It considers the evolving relationship between man, architecture and nature and asks whether we are now...
Date: 18. May 2016 - 9:00 to 17:30
Location: London
The theme of this forum will be 'Risk and Responsibility': Humanitarian shelter projects and practitioners often place significant emphasis on stronger, 'better' buildings, aiming to reduce the risk of those building collapsing in future events. Associated with this is a range of standards and expectations, and often serious concerns about liability for unsafe buildings. This forum aims to explore the risks faced by...
Date: 9. October 2015 - 9:30 to 17:00
We have the great pleasure to announce a Shelter Meeting in Geneva and worldwide via videoconference, videoconference details to follow. So as to optimise participation, the Shelter Meeting will be on 9th October, once again held between the meetings of the Shelter Coordination Workshop and Annual Meeting of the Global Shelter Cluster, 5th – 8th October, and the Global CCCM Cluster Global CCCM Cluster Annual Retreat, 13th – 14th October...
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