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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...
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.
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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...