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.

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.

  • Countries: Global
  • Co-authors: CARE, CENDEP
  • Published: August 2020

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