This report analyses the self-recovery process in the Philippines following super-typhoon Haiyan. The report presents the findings from a peer exchange event hosted by World Habitat which reflected on the lessons learned and the implications for supporting self-recovery in humanitarian shelter practice. The report makes recommendations on: needs assessment or context analysis; project design and implementation; monitoring and evaluation; and community organising for disaster risk reduction.

Latest Publications

Rapid gender and protection analysis: Cyclone Kenneth response, Cabo Delgado Province, Mozambique

  • Countries: Mozambique
  • Co-authors: COSACA - Oxfam, Save the Children, CARE
  • Published: June 2019

We bend, we do not break: Resilient communities dealing with disaster and climate change

  • Countries: Ethiopia, Guatemala, Indonesia, Mali, Philippines, Uganda
  • Co-authors: Partners for Resilience
  • Published: May 2019

Good practices for integrating gender equality and women’s empowerment in climate-smart agriculture programmes

  • Co-authors: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  • Published: April 2019

Women’s and girls’ rights and agency in humanitarian action: A life-saving priority

  • Countries: Global
  • Co-authors: Inter-agency position paper
  • Published: April 2019