The report aims to share knowledge about the connections between housing and mental and physical health, and contains recommendations to inform humanitarian shelter responses and ensure wide co-benefits of post-crisis rebuilding, especially in self-recovery contexts.
Towards healthier homes in humanitarian settings
This report contains the proceedings of a Multi-sectoral Shelter and Health Learning Day hosted by the ‘Self-recovery from Humanitarian Crisis’ research group. The report, which includes summaries of 20 presentations by humanitarian and development experts, explores how shelter support for housing reconstruction, including through self-recovery, can contribute to physical and mental wellbeing in the short- and long-term for people recovering from disasters.
- Countries: Global
- Co-authors: CARE, CENDEP
- Published: August 2020