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External Evaluation of the IOM - led Shelter & NFI Cluster in Pakistan 2010 - 2013

This external evaluation looked at the Shelter & NFI 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.
Published Date: Monday, December 22, 2014 Read details...

Community Coping Capacity after Disasters

Since 2010, almost 3 million houses have been damaged or destroyed by floods in Pakistan, resulting in the displacement of millions of people, and creating a huge demand for emergency and recovery assistance. Recurrent disasters have significantly damaged homes and livelihoods, and considerably impacted the capacity of affected communities to recover, with some areas being successively hit by floods multiple times in the past four years.
Published Date: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 Read details...

2014 MIRA Report Endorsed

In September 2014, the Government of Pakistan requested support from the Humanitarian Country Team in Pakistan (NGOs and UN) to undertake a joint rapid assessment in Punjab following flooding impact. Although a number of districts in Punjab were impacted by the floods, five districts of varying degrees of flooding were identified for data collection - Hafizabad, Mandi Bahauddin, Chiniot, Jhang and Multan.
Published Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014 Read details...

Improving Shelter Responses to Floods in Pakistan

New study lays groundwork for testing flood-resilience of shelters in Pakistan
Published Date: Tuesday, September 2, 2014 Read details...

Cluster Deactivation

All existing National and Provincial clusters in Sindh and Baluchistan were deactivated by the HCT in February, 2014. Clusters remain active in KP/FATA, however, in order to support the coordination of emergency and recovery responses for populations affected by the complex emergency.Since February, 2014....
Published Date: Saturday, February 1, 2014 Read details...

Shelter Cluster Research News

The Shelter Cluster has commissioned an independent Shelter Research project with the support of DFID as a means to analyze the technical, economic, environmental and social benefits and weaknesses of shelter recovery project designs. Based on this research....
Published Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Read details...

Chitral TOT

In view of the Chitral Shelter TOT project, meeting will be held at the IOM office, Islamabad on Monday 4th June 2018, 10:00 hrs
Published Date: Wednesday, May 30, 2018 Read details...