Bangladesh: Shelter Cluster Factsheet January 2016

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According to D-form of Cyclone Komen, it is estimated that total 31,941 houses are fully damaged and 142,537 houses are partially damaged in the affected districts. In order to determine targeted caseload for shelter response, Bangladesh Poverty Maps is being used and it gives the total targeted caseload around 28,081 HH (fully damaged 5,283 HH & partially damaged 22,798 HH).


  • 3,366 affected HH have received tarpaulin as emergency shelter support.

  • 1,066 HH will receive shelter repairing support.

  • Multi sectoral cash grant support to 36,981 HH (Each HH received 112 USD as cash grant support for three months)

  • 16 transitional shelters and 80 flood resistant shelters will be provided.


  • Inadequate access to funds has been cited as a major blockage to response delivery with many organizations ready to respond, though yet to receive any confirmed funding.

  • In order to priorities assistance within the limited resources a Joint Strategic Response plan was developed by HCTT to reduce food insecurity and to meet the immediate needs for next 3 months. The plan aims at enhancing the coordination of operations and strengthening response capacity across all concerned humanitarian actors.