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Content Type: Resource
Publisher(s): ALNAP
Date: Jul 2019
Location: Guatemala, Haiti

This case study focuses on the context of Guatemala City, in particular its informal settlements. It explores how a disaster risk reduction (DRR) project, Barrio Mio, is working in this complex...

Content Type: Resource
Date: May 2019
Location: All Countries

These shelters serve as a prototype for temporary housing using extremely inexpensive means to provide safe homes that can be built quickly and have the high insulation values necessary in arid...

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Date: Nov 2019

This Brief has been developed by the Inter-Agency Task Team (IATT) on HIV and Young People to assist United Nations Country Teams (UNCT) and UN Theme Groups on HIV/AIDS in providing guidance to...

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Publisher(s): The Lancet
Date: Nov 2019

Over the decade that has followed, the issue of HIV/AIDS and security enjoyed a dramatic intellectual profile, which shaped the global response to the pandemic. The precursor to the Security...

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Publisher(s): PMC
Date: Nov 2019
Location: Africa, Congo

Conflict and post-conflict settings pose specific challenges to HIV prevention and care efforts. Whereas armed conflicts have decreased very considerably in number, the interactions between HIV...

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Publisher(s): USAIDInterAction
Date: Feb 2020
Location: Global

Affordable and Adequate housing assistance can lead to: reduced emotional stress, fewer doctor's visits, increased happiness, 

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Publisher(s): USAIDInterAction
Date: Feb 2020
Location: Global

Building 1 affordable home can create 5 direct jobs and up to 8 indirect jobs. 

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Publisher(s): USAIDInterAction
Date: Feb 2020
Location: Global

46.2% of Ethiopian shelter recipients saw a increase in income and better access to food

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Publisher(s): USAIDInterAction
Date: Feb 2020
Location: Global

Shelter and settlements are also often used as a financial institution, a factory, a meeting place, a granary

Content Type: Resource
Publisher(s): USAIDInterAction
Date: Feb 2020
Location: Global

Affordable and stable shelter can provide opportunities for financial stability and employment. Ongoing construction and maintenance of shelter and settlements can be an opportunity for employment...

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