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					Day 1
09:00 – 09:30
09:30 – 09:45
09:45 – 10:00
10:00 – 10:30
                   Concepts presented in
10:30 – 11:00      'Transitional Settlement
11:00 – 11:30
11:30 – 12:00
                   and Reconstruction After
12:00 – 12:30      Natural Disasters'
12:30 – 13:00
13:00 – 14:00
14:00 – 15:00      Tom Corsellis and Antonella Vitale,
15:00 – 15:45      Shelter Centre
15:45 – 16:15
16:15 – 16:45
16:45 – 17:30
17:30

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                 Concepts presented in the guidelines
Transitional
settlement and
reconstruction   The following concepts are presented in the
after natural
disasters        guidelines:
(United
Nations, 2008)
                 •      ten guiding sector principles

                 •      six transitional settlement options
                        for displaced populations

                 •      six transitional reconstruction options
                        for non-displaced populations

                 •      twelve assistance methods
                        for supporting displaced and non-displaced
                        populations




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                 Ten guiding sector principles
Transitional
settlement and   Principle 1.         Support the affected community
reconstruction
after natural
disasters        Principle 2.         Coordinate and promote a strategy for response
(United
Nations, 2008)   Principle 3.         Maintain continuous assessment of risk, damage,
                                      needs and resources

                 Principle 4.         Avoid relocation or resettlement unless it is
                                      essential for reasons of safety

                 Principle 5.         Minimise duration and distance of displacement,
                                      when displacement is essential

                 Principle 6.         Support settlement and reconstruction for all those
                                      affected

                 Principle 7.         Ensure rights and secure tenure for all those affected

                 Principle 8.         Support the affected population in making informed
                                      choices

                 Principle 9.         Ensure vulnerability to disasters is not rebuilt

                 Principle 10.        Undertake contingency planning

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                 Six transitional settlement options
Transitional
Settlement:
Displaced        The six transitional settlement options for displaced
Populations
(Corsellis and   populations are classified as either dispersed or
Vitale, 2005)    grouped:
                                                        Host families

                    Dispersed
                                                        Urban self-settlement


                                                        Rural self-settlement



                                                        Collective centres

                     Grouped                            Self-settled camps


                                                        Planned camps


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                        Six transitional reconstruction options
       Transitional
Transitional
       settlement
settlement and and      The six transitional reconstruction options are classified
       reconstruction
reconstruction after
       after natural
naturaldisasters
        disasters       as either tenants or owner-occupiers:
        Nations,
(United(United
2008) Nations, 2008)
                                                               Occupancy with no legal status


                                                               House tenant


                             Tenants                           Apartment tenant


                                                               Land tenant



                                                               Apartment owner-occupier
                             Owner-
                             occupiers
                                                               House owner-occupier


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                 12 assistance methods
Transitional
settlement and
reconstruction   These assistance methods are not alternatives, but
after natural
disasters        should be combined in order to create appropriate
(United
Nations, 2008)
                 packages of support depending on the transitional
                 settlement or reconstruction option chosen

                                                            Direct      Capacity
                             Cash
                                                            labour      building


                                                            Community   Information
                             Loans
                                                            labour      centres


                                                            Household   Transitional
                             Vouchers
                                                            NFIs        shelters


                             Contract                       Shelter     Technical
                             labour                         NFIs        expertise

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                 Combining assistance methods
Transitional
settlement and
reconstruction   The assistance provided should be based on the
after natural
disasters        transitional settlement and transitional reconstruction
(United
Nations, 2008)
                 options of the individual and the nature of the
                 emergency
                 Example for transitional settlement and reconstruction:




                 Home          Landslide      Damage        Host family                     Home
                 owner-                                                       Repair        owner-
                 occupier                                                                   occupier
                                                                Information   Information
                                                                centre        centre
                                                                              Technical
                                        Assistance              Cash          advice
                                        methods                               Community
                                                                Household     labour
                                                                NFIs
                                                                              Shelter NFIs



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