- Care International UK Habitat for Humanity International International Organization for Migration (IOM) International Refugee Committee (IRC) USAID/OFDA UN Habitat – City Resilience Program UNHCR and IFRC – Global Shelter Cluster Shelter Projects Initiative WB/GFDRR
This interactive networking event will highlight new approaches, challenges, and key lessons learned in some of the most complex (urban) environments after major humanitarian emergencies. InterAction and other humanitarian and development partners will share innovative practical examples and initiatives from natural disasters, internal displacements, refugee crises and other complex emergencies. Decades of experience and innovations, with an emphasis on multi-sectoral and multi-stakeholder collaboration, will support the implementation of Habitat III's New Urban Agenda and serve as a model for local actors and institutions in risk reduction, emergency response, and recovery.
Participant at this event will have an opportunity to directly interact with organizations such as InterAction, International Organization for Migration (IOM), USAID/OFDA, Habitat for Humanity International, Care International UK, UN Habitat - City Resilience Program, Global Shelter Cluster/UNHCR/IFRC, WB/GFDRR, and International Refugee Committee (IRC).
Some of the highlights will include:
Urban disaster risk reduction projects and humanitarian settlements approaches from Asia and Latin America and how they are shaping local and national policies through replication.
Engaging Diaspora - an alternative approach to safe shelters in response and preparedness.
Post-disaster self-recovery housing (2017 World Habitat Award Winner), Resilient Recovery, and City Resilience Profiling Programmes.
Coordination of humanitarian shelter response
Shelter Projects – a repository of over 200 case studies from 2008-2016.