Shelter Meeting 09a

<p>Below is the full <a href="#SM09a_Agenda">agenda</a> for Shelter Meeting 09a with links to pages summarising each presentation, usually also including for download a copy of the Power Point used.</p><p>This meeting was hosted by Swiss Solidarity</p><p>Day 1, Shelter Meeting 09a, Friday 7th May 2009</p><table class="webcast-agenda" border="1" cellspacing="1"><tbody><tr><td class="freetime">08:30</td><td class="freeevent"><strong>Arrival and coffee</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="talktime">09:00</td><td class="talkevent"><strong>Welcome, agenda and housekeeping</strong> - <em>Shelter Centre</em></td></tr><tr><td class="talktime">09:15</td><td class="talkevent"><strong>Welcome - </strong><em>Félix Bollmann, Swiss Solidarity</em></td></tr><tr><td class="talktime"><p>09:30</p></td><td class="talkevent"><strong><a href="">The Sphere Project: Sphere Revision Workshop</a> – your opportunity to contribute</strong><em> - Graham Saunders, IFRC</em></td></tr><tr><td class="talktime">10:30</td><td class="talkevent">Updates on sector fora:<br /> 1. <a href=""><strong>UK Shelter Forum</strong></a>, <em>Joseph Ashmore</em><br /> 2. <a href=""><strong>ODR/PCR</strong></a>, <em>Theo Schilderman, Practical Action</em></td></tr><tr><td class="talktime">10:50</td><td class="talkevent"><strong>Proposals and dates for SM09b - </strong><em>Shelter Centre</em></td></tr><tr><td class="freetime">11:00</td><td class="freeevent"><strong>Coffee break</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="talktime">11:30</td><td class="talkevent"><a href=""><strong>IASC Emergency Shelter Cluster Update</strong></a><em> - Graham Saunders, IFRC</em></td></tr><tr><td class="talktime">12:00</td><td class="talkevent">Booklet launches:<br /> 1. ‘<strong>Shelter Projects 2008</strong>’, <em>Esteban León, UN-Habitat<br /> </em>2. ‘<a href=""><strong>Selecting NFIs for Shelter</strong></a>’, <em>Shelter Centre</em></td></tr><tr><td class="talktime">12:10</td><td class="talkevent"><strong>IASC cluster updates</strong><p>1. WASH<br /> <a href="">2. CCCM</a><br /> <a href="/resource/iasc-cluster-updates">3.Protection</a><br /> 4. Early Recovery</p></td></tr><tr><td class="talktime">12:40</td><td class="talkevent"><strong><a href="">Shelter Centre projects</a></strong><em> - Shelter Centre</em><p>Introductions to afternoon breakout groups:<br /> 1. Demand-led research<br /> 2. Regional shelter hubs<br /> 3. Case study database<br /> 4. ‘Transitional Shelter Guidelines’</p></td></tr><tr><td class="freetime">13:00</td><td class="freeevent"><strong>Lunch break</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="talktime">14:00</td><td class="talkevent">4 parallel breakout groups</td></tr><tr><td class="talktime">14:45</td><td class="talkevent">Feedback from breakout groups to plenary<br /> <strong>Agreed actions</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="talktime">15:15</td><td class="talkevent">Booklet launch:<br /> <strong><a href="">A Brief Guide to Safer Handling of Asbestos in<br /> Emergencies</a></strong> - <em>Karen Walker, ProAct Network<br /> </em>Project announcement:<br /> <strong><a href="">Shed Guidelines</a></strong><em> - Thomas Whitworth, Shelter Centre Remote Volunteer</em></td></tr><tr><td class="freetime">15:30</td><td class="freeevent"><strong>Coffee break</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="talktime">16:00</td><td class="talkevent"><a href=""><strong>Tents and NFRIs</strong></a><em> - John Adlam, DFID</em></td></tr><tr><td class="freetime"><p>16:30</p></td><td class="freeevent"><strong>Close: Shelter Meeting<br /> Additional meeting: Transitional Shelter Standards and Prototypes</strong></td></tr></tbody></table><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Day 2, Shelter Meeting 09a, Friday 8th May 2009</p><table class="webcast-agenda" border="1" cellspacing="1"><tbody><tr><td class="freetime">08:30</td><td class="freeevent"><strong>Arrival and coffee</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="talktime">09:00</td><td class="talkevent"><strong>Welcome, agenda and housekeeping</strong><em> - Shelter Centre</em></td></tr><tr><td class="talktime">09:15</td><td class="talkevent"><strong><a href="">Handbook for Post-Disaster Housing and Community<br /> Reconstruction</a></strong><em> - Jennifer Duyne</em>, representing the drafting team for the World Bank</td></tr><tr><td class="talktime">09:45</td><td class="talkevent style1"><a href=""><strong>Measuring socio-economic impact of post-disaster shelter towards a standardized methodology</strong></a><em> - Simone van Dijk &amp; Alexander van Leersum,<br /> Netherlands Red Cross</em></td></tr><tr><td class="talktime">10:15</td><td class="talkevent"><a href=""><strong>Urban IDPs</strong></a><em> - Øyvind Nordlie &amp; Martin Suvatne, NRC &amp;<br /> Marzia Montemurro, Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre</em></td></tr><tr><td class="talktime">10:45</td><td class="talkevent">Updates on sector initiatives:<strong><br /> </strong>1. <strong>‘Green Recovery and Reconstruction Toolkit’,<br /> </strong><em>Jonathan Randall, WWF<br /> </em>2. <strong>Sphere revisions on environment, DRR &amp; climate change</strong>,<strong><br /> </strong><em>Anita van Breda, WWF</em></td></tr><tr><td class="freetime">11:00</td><td class="freeevent"><strong>Coffee break</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="talktime">11:30</td><td class="talkevent"><strong>IASC Urbanization Task Force</strong>,<br /> <strong>IASC PCWG Housing</strong>, <strong>Land and Property Sub-Group</strong>,<br /> <em>Gert Ludeking, UN-Habitat</em></td></tr><tr><td class="talktime">11:40</td><td class="talkevent"><span class="title"><a href=""><strong>Urban Vulnerability and Population Movement in Southern Africa</strong></a><em> - Pete Manfield, UN/OCHA</em></span></td></tr><tr><td class="talktime">12:10</td><td class="talkevent"><a href=""><strong>Habitat Resource Centers (HRCs) in Disaster Response</strong></a>,<br /> <em>Mario Flores, Habitat for Humanity International</em></td></tr><tr><td class="talktime">12:40</td><td class="talkevent"><a href=""><strong>‘Transitional Settlement and Reconstruction after Natural Disasters’ guidelines</strong></a><em> - UN/OCHA &amp; Shelter Centre</em><p>Project update &amp; introduction to afternoon breakout groups:<br /> 1. Effect of early policy decisions<br /> 2. Typologies and terminology<br /> 3. Revised chapter headings<br /> 4. Strategic planning in a Logical Framework Analysis<br /> 5. Response Timeline</p></td></tr><tr><td class="freetime">13:00</td><td class="freeevent"><strong>Lunch break</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="talktime">14:00</td><td class="talkevent">5 parallel breakout groups</td></tr><tr><td class="talktime">15:00</td><td class="talkevent">Feedback from the breakout groups to plenary<br /> <strong>Agreed actions</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="freetime">15:30</td><td class="freeevent"><strong>Coffee break</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="talktime">16:00</td><td class="talkevent">Booklet launch:<br /> <a href=""><strong>Built Environment Professions in Disaster Management</strong></a>,<br /> <em>Shailesh Kataria, Development for Disasters Network</em><p>Case study:<br /> <a href=""><strong>Aceh Project, Indonesia ‘Biting the Bullet’</strong></a><em> - Mark Wooding &amp; Katharine Kelland, Medair</em></p></td></tr><tr><td class="talktime">16:15</td><td class="talktime"><a href=""><strong>Improving Disaster Response by Reducing Negative Environmental Impacts: Sri Lanka Case Study</strong></a>,<br /> <em>Charles Kelly, ProAct Network</em></td></tr><tr><td class="talktime">16:30</td><td class="talkevent">Sector Lecture: <a href=""><strong>Shelter after Disaster, lessons learned from Pakistan, three years after the earthquake</strong></a><br /> <em>Heiner Gloor, Swiss Solidarity and Shelter Centre</em></td></tr><tr><td class="freetime">17:00</td><td class="freeevent"><strong>Close</strong></td></tr></tbody></table><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Some of the key outcomes from SM09a are listed below.</p><h3><strong>Initiatives announced:</strong></h3><p>-<strong> Sphere shelter, settlements and non-food items chapter revision<br /> </strong>Proposals were made for the upcoming revision of the Shelter, Settlements and Non-Food Items chapter of the Sphere Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Response. To participate in the ongoing review contact Graham Saunders: <a href="" target="_blank"></a></p><p>-<strong> Sphere environment, DRR and climate change chapter revision<br /> </strong>A working group was formed around Sphere revisions on environment, DRR and climate change, led by Anita van Breda of WWF. To join, contact <a href="mailto:Anita.VanBreda@WWFUS.ORG" target="_blank">Anita.VanBreda@WWFUS.ORG</a></p><p>-<strong> IASC Urbanization Task Force<br /> </strong>Attached to this email are draft terms of reference for the IASC Task Force on Meeting Humanitarian Challenges in Urban Areas</p><p>-<strong> IASC Housing, Land and Property Rights Group<br /> </strong>Attached to this email are draft terms of reference for the IASC Protection Cluster Working Housing, Land and Property Rights Group</p><p>-<strong> WWF Green Recovery and Reconstruction Toolkit<br /> </strong>An progress update was presented on this initiative, which aims to be completed by SM09b</p><p>-<strong> ProAct Network final review of ‘A Brief Guide to the Asbestos in Emergencies’<br /> </strong>A draft was distributed, and can be found on <a href="" target="_blank"></a>. The deadline for comments is Wednesday, 27th May, 2009, after which the final guildelines will be published, and available on <a href="" target="_blank"></a> and <a href="" target="_blank"></a>.</p><h3><strong>Projects under review:</strong></h3><p>-<strong> World Bank handbook on reconstruction<br /> </strong>Progress was made towards harmonising the guiding principles in the forthcoming World Bank <a href="" target="_blank">handbook</a> on reconstruction and the OCHA/Shelter Centre transitional settlement and reconstruction guidelines</p><p>-<strong> Transitional settlement and reconstruction guidelines<br /> </strong>Support was given to the six category terms for transitional reconstruction for non-displaced populations and for expanded inclusion of assistance methods in the final version of the transitional settlement and reconstruction <a href="" target="_blank">guidelines</a>. The final Review Meeting will take place on 1st July (see next item in this newsletter), before the publication of the guidelines by the UN later this year.</p><h3><strong>Publications and resources launched:</strong></h3><p>-<strong> Website of the construction group of the Swiss Humanitarian Aid<br /> </strong>The website is open to all the humanitarian community active in the construction/reconstruction area: <a href="" target="_blank"></a></p><p>-<strong> The Built Environment Professions in Disaster Risk Reduction and Response Guide<br /> </strong>The guide is intended to demonstrate the value of using built environment professionals more widely in disaster risk reduction and response and giving early attention to engaging the right expertise to address the problems of building, infrastructure and land. It is published by RICS/BuildAction and available for download here: <a href="" target="_blank"></a></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>-<strong> Owner-Driven Reconstruction<br /> </strong>Summary, keynote talk and presentations from the ‘Development from Disaster: Scaling up Owner-Driven Reconstruction’ conference are now available online: <a href="" target="_blank"></a></p><p>-<strong> Sector Lecture: Shelter after Disaster, lessons learned from Pakistan, three years after the earthquake<br /> </strong>Heiner Gloor of Swiss Solidarity and Shelter Centre delivered the Sector Lecture for SM09a, foucsing on lessons learnt from the Pakistan earthquake in 2005. The presentation, text of the speech and examples of construction manuals developed for Pakistan are available for download <a href="" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><div id="_firebugConsole" style="display: none;">&nbsp;</div><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p>