Afghanistan Emergency Shelter and NFIs Cluster fact Sheet - February 2015

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 TWG developing updated Technical Standards
 Rolling of common Standard Reporting Mechanisms
 Cluster dedicated website baing updated by Global Cluster
 Contingency plan being prepared to respond to major hazards

Cluster Strategy and Objectives

 Ensure immediate and appropriate service delivery of shelter and NFIs through assessment, prepositioning, delivering and postdistribution monitoring.
 Ensure displaced persons have adequate and dignified protection from the weather and privacy for family life through provision of emergency shelter and NFIs.
 Affected people living in damaged or destroyed houses are provided with appropriate shot-term shelter solutions.

Context and Response:

 Accessibility and security of humanitarian staff and premises is a major issue. HCT took the initiative to create a working group to monitor and evaluate access and security.
 After winter, most cluster partners will resume their activities.
 Preparations ongoing for recurrent spring floods and landslides.
 Sub clusters providing coordination and support in all 7 Regions .