Shelter Archives

IOM Haiti Durable Housing Solutions and Community Stabilization
Organization: IOM Haiti
Author: IOM Haiti
Year: 2015

The IOM Durable Housing Solution and Community Stabilization program is two-folded, it aims to: 1) pro-vide housing solutions to the population displaced by the earthquake that struck Haiti on 12 January, 2010 and 2) mitigate natural disasters risks, create short-term jobs, reduce violence and improve public infra-structure.

 
IOM Shelter and Settlements Information Sheet - March 2015
IOM Shelter and Settlements Information Sheet - March 2015
Author: IOM
Year: 2015

IOM has played a major role in humanitarian shelter operations for many decades. Over the course of 2014, IOM’s Shelter programmes reached many beneficiaries affected by various types of disasters: Non-Food Items (NFIs) were distributed to 550,000 households, 220,000 households were provided with or supported to build shelters, 63,000 households received cash assistance and 58,000 houses were repaired.

 
Lime Stabilized Construction: A Manual and Practical Guide
Organization: Holmes, S. and Rowan, B.
Author: IOM Pakistan, Strawbuild and DFID
Year: 2015

Recurrent disasters in Pakistan have highlighted the need for dedicated and innovative measures to reduce the negative impacts of such events on populations in high-risk areas.

 
IOM Shelter and Settlements Update - August 2015
Author: IOM
Year: 2015

The 2015 IOM Shelter and Settlements Update publication features an overview of IOM Shelter support, 20 country updates, shelter activity in 3 other countries, a selection of 4 case studies and a summary of recent publications.

 
QSE Working Group - The development of Tarpaulin 2015
Organization: IOM
Author: IOM
Year: 2015
 
Evaluation of One Room Shelter Programme for the 2011 floods response in South Sindh, Pakist
Organization: IOM Pakistan
Author: Shelter Centre (Corsellis, T. and Sweetnam, P.)
Year: 2014

Overall, the One Room Shelter (ORS) programme in 2011 of the IOM Mission in Pakistan was a highly successful response to the floods in south Sindh. It was achieved through learning lessons from past responses and partners, combined with inclusive leadership that enabled each stakeholder to play to their strengths.

 
Design Development: Evacuation Cent / Eastern Samar
Organization: IOM Philippines
Author: IOM Philippines
Year: 2014

Typhoon Yolanda (International Codename: Haiyan) made its first landfall on 8 November 2013 in the Philippines in Guiuan, Eastern Samar, with the eye of the storm passing directly over the municipality. Peak winds reached 380 km per hour (235 mph) with sustained wind speeds of
315 km per hour (195 mph). The town suffered heavy damage to property, 110 people were killed and 3,625 were injured. In the province of Eastern Samar, as is common in most areas frequently affected by tropical cyclones, populations living in high risk areas evacuate to safe shelters (commonly public buildings such as schools and churches) in advance of the arrival of the storm. 

 
Supporting Durable Solutions to Urban, Post Disaster Displacement – Haiti
Supporting Durable Solutions to Urban, Post Disaster Displacement
Organization: IOM-Haiti, The Brookings Institution
Author: Sherwood A., Bradley M., Rossi L., Gitau R. and Mellicker B.
Year: 2014

This study examines the question of durable solutions to displacement in Port-au-Prince, recognizing that the challenges faced in Haiti may be a source of insight for responses to other urban, post-disaster displacement crises. It draws on the results of focus groups in camps and communities, site visits,  in-depth interviews with several actors, and a survey of 2,576 households (outside camps) in Port-au-Prince.

 
IOM Shelter Update - August 2014
IOM Shelter Update - August 2014
Author: IOM
Year: 2014

The 2014 IOM Shelter Update publication features an overview of IOM Shelter support, 22 country updates, shelter activity in 5 other countries and a summary of recent publications.

 
“Investing in Listening” - International Organization for Migration’s experience with humanitarian feedback mechanisms in Sindh Province, Pakistan
“Investing in Listening” - International Organization for Migration’s experience with humanitarian feedback mechanisms in Sindh Province, Pakistan
Organization: ALNAP, CDA
Author: Jean I. with Bonino F.
Year: 2014

This is the second in a series of three case studies leading to a synthesis report and a guidance document on effective humanitarian feedback mechanisms. The Pakistan field visit was conducted between January 7 and 18, 2013, and was hosted by IOM. This case study primarily focuses on feedback processes within IOM’s shelter programme and by extension, the feedback loops within the Shelter Cluster led by IOM.

 
Building Back Stronger
Building Back Stronger
Organization: IOM-Pakistan
Author: Seeger H., Mubarak A. and Pereira M.
Year: 2014

This document presents the IOM Pakistan ‘One Room Shelter’ programme, which was developed between 2010 and 2013,  demonstrating that locally-appropriate, safer shelter solutions which capitalize on indigenous techniques and capacities can be implemented despite funding constraints.

 
IOM Shelter Update 2014
Organization: IOM
Author: IOM
Year: 2014
 

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