Shelter Centre briefly described the NFI Standards setting project, funded by the Emergency Shelter Cluster. He introduced the work to be done by the project partners CARE, IFRC, NRC, UNHCR and UN/OCHA.
CARE International then presented the outcomes of the session to the plenary. The speaker stated that the group had felt it was a worthwhile project to be undertaking and that several organisations had expressed an interest in participating. The NFIs covered by the project should include both stockpiled and locally procured items, and a list of categories of NFIs had been drafted.