Site Improvement/Upgrading

This collection of resources has been created by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to support staff working on site improvement/upgrading. The collection is made to support operations with guidance notes, case studies and best practice. The list of resources is updated regularly as new material becomes available.Current guidance comes from leading local and global organizations and institutions: Global Protection Cluster, Global Shelter Cluster, Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC), International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).You might find other helpful collections related to site improvement/upgrading below.


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Camp Planning and Management

The "Camp Planning and Management" Collection includes documents 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.

Renewable Energy in Camps and Post Conflict Zones

The "Renewable Energy in Camps and Post Conflict Zones" Collection highlights how energy efficiency and renewable energy can reduce carbon emissions, deforestation and gender-based violence against women in refugee camps and internally displaced person settlements. For example, by introducing solar lamps and energy efficient cooking stoves you can promote energy efficiency and lessen the need for people to have to go out and to collect firewood. Further, the private sector can play an important role here by improving energy access in the camps. This collection was compiled by Shelter Centre Project Assistant Moses Sikuku Wakwabubi.  

Greening your Refugee Camp

The "Greening your Refugee Camp" Collection compiles assorted resources pertaining to environmental issues in camp settings.