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A collection of resources relating to the Typhoon Haiyan Shelter response.
Presentations may be downloaded here from Shelter Meeting 18, the global humanitarian practitioners' forum, held in Geneva on 6th July 2018. This event was co-funded by USAID OFDA and co-hosted with IMPACT initiatives. The theme of Shelter Meeting 18 was 'The Settlements Approach and Urban Response.
This channel presents summary materials relating to the Technical Repair and Rehabilitation Guidelines for cross-border shelter operations in Syria. Upon request, additional channels will be created which present materials on specific sections of the Guidelines.
This channel contains documents about traditional Syrian architecture.
The Shelter Meeting is an annual conference for humanitarian technical practitioners, constituting a state-of-the-art meeting involving live video conferencing, including good practice case studies, the peer review of sector projects and the prioritisation and knowledge sharing in the humanitarian sector. The Shelter Meeting is your opportunity to promote your priorities and share your experience, whether related to the event theme, or generally...
Date: 14. June 2018 - 13:30
http://media.ifrc.org/ifrc/course-initiative/master-level-short-course-shelter-settlements-emergencies-natural-disasters/ This course aims to equip participants with the skills required to design a shelter and settlements response in a humanitarian crisis after natural disasters. This Master level short course in Shelter and Settlements in Emergencies (Natural Disasters) is offered by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red...
Date: 6. July 2018 - 9:00 to 17:00
Shelter Centre is pleased to announce the next Shelter Meeting will be held on Friday 6th July 2018 at Club Suisse de la Presse, Geneva, generously supported by USAID OFDA. This event has been postponed from June, agreed at the last Shelter Meeting and announced in the last newsletter. Registration: To register to attend the Shelter Meeting please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shelter-meeting-18-tickets-46400153107. Live video...
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...