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.
- Kirsten McDonald, Arup: Urban climate change resilience (UCCR)
- Tessa Kelly, IFRC: Regulatory barriers to shelter – housing, land and property issues, land use planning and building code enforcement after a disaster.
- Graham Saunders, IFRC: What are the components that make up a resilient built environment?
- Dr Ifte Ahmed, RMIT University: Community engagement driven processes to improve conditions in urban slums.