This discussion paper provides insights into the funding, reach and potential impact of Shelter Cluster-activated responses to rapid-onset disasters between 2007 and 2017. It highlights the information and knowledge gaps and challenges related to understanding impact faced by the Global Shelter Cluster (GSC) and suggests initial points for improvement in gathering and managing information about the sector’s impact.

Latest Publications

Made by Women 2018 Impact Report: Promoting dignified work for garment workers in Asia

  • Countries: Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Viet Nam
  • Published: November 2018

Women responders: Executive summary and guidance note

  • Countries: Malawi, Vanuatu, Global
  • Published: November 2018

Inclusive Governance Guidance Note

  • Countries: Global
  • Published: April 2016

Business-based solutions in humanitarian crises: Lessons from Zimbabwe

  • Countries: Zimbabwe
  • Co-authors: Crown Agents
  • Published: November 2018

A new analytical framework for addressing the intersections of violence against women and girls with post-conflict statebuilding and peace-building processes

  • Countries: Nepal, Sierra Leone, Global, South Sudan
  • Co-authors: What Works, Global Women's Institute, CARE, IRC
  • Published: October 2018

Intersections of violence against women and girls with state-building and peace-building: Lessons from Nepal, Sierra Leone and South Sudan - Policy Brief

  • Countries: Nepal, Sierra Leone, Global, South Sudan
  • Co-authors: What Works, Global Women's Institute, CARE, IRC
  • Published: October 2018

Doing Nexus Differently: How can Humanitarian and Development Actors link or integrate humanitarian action, development, and peace?

  • Countries: Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen, West Bank and Gaza
  • Published: July 2018

Doing Nexus Differently - External Summary Paper

  • Countries: Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syrian Arab Republic, Yemen, West Bank and Gaza
  • Published: July 2018