The Settlement approach and urban response: Colombia/Syria Case Study

SYRIA: Work done by the shelter sector in Syria and its members to launch, in partnership with the national and local authorities, a multi-sector prioritization exercise for the rehabilitation of conflict-affected neighbourhoods in Aleppo city with an area based approach, in order to support a comprehensive coordinated and planned neighbourhood level response.COLOMBIA: Legalization of urban settlements process lead by UNHCR and local partners in a context of strong displacements of IDPs towards cities. The project aims to reduce the risks faced by IDPs and host communities through a comprehensive solutions policy which emphasises on the promotion of institutional presence in these areas and includes legal, technical, social and urban planning components.