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Case studies on shelter and settlement

Case studies on shelter and settlement   

These 13 case studies describe how shelter and settlement programs responded to emergencies in 10 countries. Each case study addresses an issue that relates to locally appropriate responses, including

  • disaster risk reduction,
  • market-based solutions,
  • owner-driven construction,
  • camp closure,
  • long-term housing,
  • urban and rural shelters,
  • accountability, resilience and more.

Download the case studies

Bosnia-Herzegovina: Long-term housing solutions for returnees (PDF, 2.6 MB)
Haiti: Accountability in urban shelter programming (PDF, 2.5 MB)
Haiti: Camp closures through market-based cash transfers for rental subsidies (PDF, 2.1 MB)
India: Disaster risk reduction in shelter and settlements (PDF, 2.7 MB)
India: Sustainable technologies for resilient shelters (PDF, 2.3 MB)
Indonesia: Cash-based solutions (PDF, 2.4 MB)
Kyrgyzstan: Innovative designs (PDF, 2.2 MB)
Madagascar: Remote programming for resilient shelters (PDF, 2.8 MB)
Pakistan: Community ingenuity in self-build shelter programming (PDF, 3.3 MB)
Pakistan: Educational facilities in remote settlements (PDF, 3 MB)
Philippines: Housing, land and property in urban transitional settlements (PDF, 2.4 MB)
Sri Lanka: Owner-driven construction of permanent housing (PDF, 2.7 MB)
Sudan: Protracted emergency shelter programming (PDF, 2.5 MB)


Publication details

Publisher: Catholic Relief Services (September 2013)
Case studies: 4 pages each
Language: English
Dimensions: 8.27 x 11.69 inches (A4)

Posted on September 16, 2013


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