Overview of Global Shelter Cluster Survey Findings - September 2017

Report
from Shelter Cluster
Published on 03 Oct 2017 View Original

Introduction

This document provides an overview of responses to the Global Shelter Cluster (GSC) online survey, conducted in preparation for the annual GSC Meeting. Findings are based on a total of 106 responses, as of 26 September 2017.

Participant profile

The largest proportion of survey respondents are based in Asia & Pacific (54%) and Africa (14%). 15% of respondents work at “global” or Headquarter level, operating from European countries, the United States and Australia. Members of the Afghanistan Shelter Cluster represent the largest group of survey participants, with a total of 14 responses, followed by the Global Cluster (13) and Sudan (11). Syria and Sri Lanka are the next best represented with 9 and 8 survey respondents respectively. Respondents belong mostly to International NGOs (34% of respondents), UN Agencies (23%), National NGOs (18%) and the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (16%). Finally, 18% of respondents are shelter cluster coordinators, 17% are shelter specialists within their organisation, and 15% are representatives of their organisation.