Post-disaster shelter in India (Summary): Conclusions and recommendations

The introduction, conclusions and recommendations from the full report.

The study evaluates the medium- to long-term effectiveness of post-disaster shelter responses and recommends measures to strengthen future shelter programmes, whether undertaken by CARE or other agencies, to most effectively address the complex and interconnected needs of disaster-affected women, girls, men and boys. Recommendations cover impact (scale and coverage); shelter and settlements; accountability; specific needs and capacities of women, girls, men and boys; relocation projects; and the shelter sector in India.

  • Countries: India
  • Published: February 2016

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