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Humanitarian Coordination & Practice

Understanding Coverage: Counting Those We Leave Behind

While humanitarian shelter and settlements (S&S) stakeholders advocate to meet global needs, the sector lacks a method to measure its collective impact. Who is covered…
Briar Goldwyn
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Jun 23, 2022
Humanitarian Coordination & Practice

Greening Humanitarian Shelter and Settlements Responses

Today is World Habitat Day—a time for the world to come together to create sustainable, carbon-neutral, inclusive communities for all. As we celebrate amid preparations…
Briar Goldwyn
Kimja Vanderheyden
Oct 4, 2021
Humanitarian Coordination & Practice

Roadmap for Research

The lack of systematic research and peer-reviewed publications in the humanitarian sector—particularly in shelter and settlements assistance—sheds light on the need for stronger relationships between…
Andrea Carla Lopez
Jun 8, 2021
Humanitarian Coordination & Practice

The Settlements Approach Guidance Note

The humanitarian landscape is quickly transforming. Protracted armed conflicts, uncontrolled urbanization, and environmental pressure present new challenges, even as the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic.
Louise Thaller
Tulio Mateo
Dec 9, 2020
Crises & Countries in Conflict

India and Bangladesh: A Complex Crisis

By now, we know the drill. Stay six feet away from others, stay home except for essential trips, wear a mask. But what if you…
Aliza Vaccher
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May 21, 2020
Humanitarian Coordination & Practice

More Than Four Walls and a Roof

The United Nations estimates that over 70 million people are forcibly displaced and more than a billion people live in slums, slum-like, or inadequate…
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Mar 3, 2020
Humanitarian Coordination & Practice

Beyond Reconstruction

Imagine you were living in Port-au-Prince during the 2010 earthquake, or in Tacloban City during Super Typhoon Haiyan. Imagine you were confronted with the aftermath…
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Mar 2, 2020

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