ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
CARE India in partnership with Sphere India and Christian Aid is organizing a National Conference on ‘’Shelter in Emergencies – Challenges and Possibilities” on February 25, 2016 at Hotel Royal Plaza, New Delhi. (0930 hrs. – 1730 hrs.)
The conference aims to bring shelter experts from Government of India, United Nations, Civil Society Organizations, Corporates and Academia across the country to share good practices in emergency shelters and shelter solutions for DRR.
CARE India in association with Christian Aid has recently conducted a study of post-disaster shelter projects in order to evaluate their medium to long-term effectiveness for strengthening the future shelter programs in India. The National conference will disseminate the findings of the shelter study and will focus on review of approaches to shelter in past emergencies and knowledge sharing amongst various stakeholders to strengthen the process of future shelter provision post disaster at national level.
Learning from past/history: Review approaches to emergency shelter in past emergencies and assess their outcomes and relevance for the future.
Learning from one another: Knowledge sharing amongst various stakeholders to strengthen the processes of shelter provision post disaster and innovations in the sector
Preparing for the future shelter interventions in emergencies:
• Understanding of good practices in shelter in emergencies
• Improved coordination in future responses
• Developing a consensus around future post-disaster shelter programming
Recommending strategies for disaster resilient shelter for deliberation at the forthcoming AMCDRR 2016 (Asia Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction)
Recommendations for strategy on shelter in emergencies in India
Common understanding of good practices in shelter in emergencies
Collective forward action plan
National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)
National and State Government representatives
Members of Shelter Forum, social innovators, entrepreneurs, policy makers, engineers and architects, academics,non-governmental organisations, UN organisations, IFRC, community based groups, corporates, Indian researchers and other international organisations.
Date : 25th Feb’ 2016
Venue : Hotel Royal Plaza, New Delhi
For further details/ registration, please contact:
Name- Mona Mahendru
Mobile: +91 8510010246