The first ACFID SRG Shelter Forum was hosted by Habitat for Humanity Australia on Friday 21st June 2013. A pdf report summarizing the forum is available here while the agenda and audio recordings of each of the sessions are below.
Graham Saunders, IFRC: Current trends in shelter programming
Dr Esther Charlesworth and Dr Ifte Ahmed, RMIT University: Scoping study – shelter and disaster risk reduction in the Asia-Pacific Region
James Schell, HFHA and Dr Ifte Ahmed, RMIT University: Building resilience of urban slum settlements – a multi-sectoral approach to capacity building in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Brett Moore, WorldVision: Culture, conflict and climate change: housing, land and property issues in stateless Somalia.
Rod Johnston, Partner Housing Australia: Resilience of shelter – minimum structural design for cyclonic wind, earthquake and tsunami resistance.
The twelfth UK Shelter Forum was hosted by Habitat for Humanity Great Britainand Oxfam GB on 22.02.13. Minutes from the ‘updates’ part of the agenda are available here. A briefing note summarising the key discussions regarding Housing, Land and Property Rights is available here.
In the afternoon participants addressed the forum’s theme of Housing, Land, and Property Rights (HLP). To initiate the debate several speakers gave Pecha Kucha style presentations on different aspects of the topic:
Participants then discussed key questions arising from the presentations in working groups using the Six Thinking Hats Methodology. A summary of key themes arising from the Pecha Kuchas and the breakout groups is available here.