Refugee Shelter for the Future

The challenge of providing adequate shelter to people displaced by conflict or natural disaster is unique, especially when there is no set duration for their settlement.

  • Africa:  Refugee Shelter for the Future (analysis)

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 5 August 2013

    Tents have long played an essential role in the emergency phase of humanitarian responses to refugee influxes. They are relatively light and cheap, and they can be stockpiled, ... read more »

A young girl sweeps her family compound in the Yida refugee camp, South Sudan, April 2012.