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.
L’OIM joue un rôle majeur dans les opérations humanitaires de fourniture d’abris d’urgence depuis de nombreuses décennies. En 2014, les programmes d’abris de l’OIM ont bénéficié à de nombreuses personnes touchées par divers types de catastrophes: 557 000 ménages ont reçu des articles non alimentaires, 220 000 des abris ou une aide pour en construire, et 63 000 une assistance en espèces; en outre, 58 000 maisons ont été réparées.
This study draws together existing information on flood‐resilient shelter in order to identify key criteria that shelter partners and government can use to inform and assess the design of flood‐resilient housing in Southern Pakistan.
This external evaluation looked at the Shelter and Non-Food Item Cluster led by IOM in Pakistan between 2010 and 2013. IOM managed the cluster for over three years during this period in response to three successive monsoon floods in the country. Overall, the evaluation noted that the cluster was effective at coordinating the response in the shelter and non-food item sectors, and regularly identified as one of the best clusters activated in Pakistan.
RSK programme is a comprehensive package that support the self-help efforts of the affected population. This input entails knowledge transfer and the delivery of technical trainings on Disaster Risk Reduction measures, monitoring quality of shelter materials and the construction process, cash grants, as well as the participation of the community in the reutilization of fallen coconut trees as framing material.
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.
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.