Long Term Planning Framework Shelter and Settlement 2012-2015

The work of the shelter and settlements programme supports strategic Aim 1 of Strategy 2020, to save lives, protect livelihoods, and strengthen recovery from disasters and crises.
In line with the secretariat’s business model to realize Strategy 2020 and the objectives of the Secretary General, the shelter and settlements programme contributes primarily to business line 2: to grow Red Cross Red Crescent services for vulnerable people. In accordance with the wider leadership commitment to the shelter sector, activities also contribute to business line 1: to raise humanitarian standards; business line 3: to strengthen the specific Red Cross Red Crescent contribution to development; business line 4: to heighten Red Cross Red Crescent influence and support for our work; and business line 5: to deepen our tradition of togetherness through joint working and accountability.